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BMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39294.399514.DB (Published 02 August 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:226

Alcohol raises risk of bowel cancer: Two units of alcohol a day, equivalent to a pint of beer or a large glass of wine, increase risk of bowel cancer by about 10%, says research based on the drinking habits of half a million people in 10 European countries. More than 30 g of alcohol a day increased their chances of developing the disease by 25% (International Journal of Cancer 2007 Jul 19 doi: …

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