Is any amount of alcohol 'sensible'? Not according to cancer research

Cancer researchers writing in the Canadian Medical Assn. Journal now argue that many countries' alcohol consumption guidelines, which define a moderate, "sensible" level of drinking, fail to take into account long-term risks associated with drinking. In recent years, alcohol consumption has been shown to increase the risk of mouth, throat, breast, colorectal and possibly liver cancers.
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