Tagged: Breast Cancer

MEMBER NEWS: Alarm Over Increasing Alcohol Harm In Thai Women, Girls

Women and girls in Thailand suffer increasingly from alcohol-related harm. As alcohol companies target their marketing towards Thai girls and women, consumption increases and so do associated harms. At the same time, women are still greatly affected by men’s alcohol use, for example due to triggered violence…

NEWS: Irish Alcohol Harm: Health, Economy, Death

Three people died every day in 2013 as a result of alcohol consumption, a new report has revealed.
According to the findings, the number of people discharged from hospital that year whose condition was totally attributable to alcohol use, was 17,120. This marks an 82% increase when compared to 1995’s figure of 9,420…

NEWS: Alcohol Linked With Increased Breast Cancer Risk

Research published in PLOS One, shows that alcohol consumption increases the chance of breast cancer in women. The research was led by cancer biologist Chin-Yo Lin from the University of Houston. According to the study, in 2016, more than 230,000 women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer: one of the most common causes of cancer deaths for women…

NEWS: New Zealand: 1st Conference On Alcohol, Cancer

It has been documented in scientific literature for at least 50 years that alcohol is carcinogenic, and it has been scheduled as a Group 1 carcinogen (an agent that directly causes cancer) by the World Health Organisation’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) since 1988. However, this information is not familiar to the public of New Zealand…