Alcohol consumption and the risk of colon cancer by family history of colorectal cancer.

@article{Cho2012AlcoholCA,
  title={Alcohol consumption and the risk of colon cancer by family history of colorectal cancer.},
  author={Eunyoung Cho and Jung Eun Lee and Eric B. Rimm and Charles S. Fuchs and Edward L. Giovannucci},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2012},
  volume={95 2},
  pages={413-9}
}
BACKGROUND Individuals with a family history of colorectal cancer may be more susceptible to adverse effects of alcohol consumption. OBJECTIVE We investigated whether the association between alcohol consumption and colon cancer risk differed by family history of colorectal cancer. DESIGN We conducted prospective studies in women and men in the Nurses' Health Study and Health Professionals Follow-Up Study, respectively. Alcohol consumption was first assessed in 1980 in women and in 1986 in… CONTINUE READING

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