‘It’s Time to Drink Less’ – Top Doctors Urge People To Stop Drinking As New Link To Cancer Discovered

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has released an unprecedented request to the American people; drink less alcohol. With several years of research linking alcohol with cancer, the nation’s top oncology doctors are warning that even a glass of wine or beer a day could prove fatal.

“ASCO believes that a provocative stance by the Society to minimize excessive exposure to alcohol has important implications for cancer prevention,” the statement concluded. Two major research groups have discovered strong evidence to suggest that alcohol – even as little as a glass of wine or beer a day – increases your risk of developing pre and postmenopausal breast cancer, a fact deduced from studies involving roughly 12 million women as well as approximately 260,000 cases of breast cancer.

While drinking regularly puts you at a higher risk of developing cancer, researchers have assured that every glass of alcohol will not immediately increase your risk of getting cancer.

“We’re not saying no one should ever drink at all – we’re just saying if you do drink, even trying to keep it down to less than one drink a day would be a smart choice,” Alice Bender, the head of nutrition programs for the AICR stressed.

Thankfully, there are ways to reduce the risks of alcohol-induced cancer. Studies linking cancer to alcohol also found that vigorous exercise was inherently linked to a decrease in breast cancer risk.

Source: Business Insider
Photo: Pixabay

More

You can't deny it anymore. Nicotine fits, smelly breath, the fact that it costs a small fortune to support your smoking habit-- not to mention a...

I have heard it said many times that home is where the heart is and I believe this myself. Home is the place where you want to come back and relax...

These days, most parents have to take whatever job they can get-- sometimes they have to take two. As more and more people are at the mercy of...

Refinancing your mortgage may be a great way to save money, pay off your house sooner, or tap into your home's equity. Here is what you should...

Most people dream of traveling someday, after graduation, settling in a career, paying off student loans, getting married and raising kids. If you...

Latest Fab Stories

When it is time to hire a decorator for your home, there are certain qualities that you want to look for. There’s nothing worse than hiring a home...

The teenage years are one of the most interesting years of our lives, but as teenagers, we spend less time with our parents or family socially....

Maybe it is time to change up the artwork in your home or perhaps your walls are just plain dull and boring. Have you taken the time to really...

Adding rustic furniture to your home is a classic way of decorating it. Rustic furniture has never been so popular ever before. If you are looking...

Most people dream of traveling someday, after graduation, settling in a career, paying off student loans, getting married and raising kids. If you...

No one grows up thinking they’ll go off and get married only to see that marriage fails. In fact plenty of people- especially women- grow up...

Have you ever heard anyone say, “I’ll do anything to lose weight!” Some people actually mean it—and as a result, have suffered health problems or...

Have you taken a good look at your bedroom lately? Is it just plain dull? Your bedroom is where you go to relax and sleep away the cares of the...

If you happen to like reading as a hobby or if you tend to have some work to do away from the office, making a little spot in your bedroom for a...

Spending free time engaged in a hobby is super therapeutic and exciting. Many people work hard much of the time and then run errands, clean house...

Home décor isn't just a task for the “experts” anymore. In fact, many of the most impressive home décor projects are done by homeowners much like...