Alcohol Intake and Colorectal Cancer: A Pooled Analysis of 8 Cohort Studies

@article{Cho2004AlcoholIA,
  title={Alcohol Intake and Colorectal Cancer: A Pooled Analysis of 8 Cohort Studies},
  author={Eunyoung Cho and Stephanie A Smith-Warner and John Ritz and Piet A. van den Brandt and Graham A. Colditz and Aaron R. Folsom and Jo L. Freudenheim and Edward L. Giovannucci and R. Alexandra Goldbohm and Saxon Graham and Lars Holmberg and Dong-Hyun Kim and Nea Malila and Anthony B Miller and Pirjo Pietinen and Thomas E Rohan and Thomas A. Sellers and Frank E. Speizer and Walter C. Willett and Alicja Wolk and David J. Hunter},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={140},
  pages={603-613}
}
Context Studies suggest that alcohol consumption increases colorectal cancer risk, but the magnitude of the association and its relationship to type of alcoholic beverage and cancer site are ill defined. Contribution This pooled analysis of 8 observational studies showed a small absolute increase in colorectal cancer risk with alcohol consumption of 30 g/d or greater (equivalent to 150 mL of wine), with the greatest risk among people who consumed 45 g/d or greater. Risk did not differ by… 

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