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WHO cautions about possible cancer risk, but experts say most people don’t need to worry.
Accelerated progress is needed to achieve Cancer Moonshot goal of cutting the age-adjusted cancer death rate by at least 50% over 25 years.
Awareness varied between wine, beer, and liquor
Plus: Study shows that cutting down on alcohol consumption can reduce cancer risk.
Use of cholesterol-lowering medications was also associated with reduced mortality from liver cancer and other causes.
Suppression of hepatitis B virus with antiviral treatment lowered the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma by 58%.
People with NAFLD have an elevated risk of cancer, largely due to high liver cancer incidence.
Weight-loss surgery especially reduced obesity-related cancers in people with liver cirrhosis.
The risk was around 1.5 times higher for cancers of the breast and lungs and the gastrointestinal, gynecological and urinary systems.
The decrease is largely due to improved lung cancer treatment, but the impact of COVID-19 is not yet known.
Bloody stools can be a sign of cancer, but not always.
A study found that people who had the largest increase in whole grain lowered their liver cancer risk by nearly 40 percent.
Shawne Jabonero Lopes, DACM, LAc, shares her family’s liver health story.
Alcohol is linked to several types of cancer, especially among people over 50, but the absolute risk of light drinking is low.
Scientific evidence does not support warning signs about acrylamide cancer risk.
People with cirrhosis don’t have an increased risk of developing liver cancer when taking interferon-free treatment.
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