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  1. Alcohol and risk of cancer.

    Article, Communication - En anglais

    State-of-the-Art Conference : Risks and Protective Effects of Alcohol on the Individual. .

    A large number of cohort and case-control studies have contributed to increased knowledge regarding alcoholic beverages and risk of malignant diseases.

    A clear association pointing at a causal relationship has been found for cancer of the oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, esophagus, and liver.

    A suggestive association has been found for cancer of the large bowel and breast An association is considered unlikely for cancer of the stomach, pancreas, lung, urinary bladder, prostate, ovary, and for malignant melanoma.

    Studies have also been conducted regarding endometrial cancer, kidney cancer, leukemia, and lymphoma.

    No associations have been demonstrated, but the number of studies is too small for conclusions.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Ethanol, Boisson alcoolisée, Toxicité, Tumeur maligne, Consommation, Homme, Facteur risque, Epidémiologie, Etude générale, Alcoolisme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Ethanol, Alcoholic beverage, Toxicity, Malignant tumor, Consumption, Human, Risk factor, Epidemiology, General study, Alcoholism

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0049145

    Code Inist : 002B03F. Création : 31/05/1999.