Relations between amount and type of alcohol and colon and rectal cancer in a Danish population based cohort study.

@article{Pedersen2003RelationsBA,
  title={Relations between amount and type of alcohol and colon and rectal cancer in a Danish population based cohort study.},
  author={Anne Grethe Birch Pedersen and Christoffer Johansen and Morten Nergaard Gr\onbaek},
  journal={Gut},
  year={2003},
  volume={52 6},
  pages={861-7}
}
BACKGROUND There may be a weak association between total alcohol intake and colorectal cancer but the effect of different types of alcohol and effect on colon subsites have not been investigated satisfactorily. AIMS To investigate the relationship between amount and type of alcohol and the risk of colon and rectal cancer. SUBJECTS A population based cohort study with baseline assessment of weekly intake of beer, wine, and spirits, smoking habits, body mass index, educational level, and… CONTINUE READING

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