Tagged: World Cancer Report 2014

REPORT: Alcohol Use Linked To Increased Skin Cancer Risk

The study adds melanoma to the list of cancers associated with alcohol. Alcohol intake was associated with a modest increase in the risk of melanoma, particularly in UV-protected sites.
These findings further support American Cancer Society Guidelines for Cancer Prevention to limit alcohol intake…

PRESS RELEASE: Alcohol Causes Cancer. What Are We Going To Do About It?

IOGT International, along with several global partners and in recognition of World Cancer Day, calls on nations to recognize the connection between alcohol use and cancer, which has been known by scientists at least since the 1980’s. Joining IOGT International is the US Alcohol Policy Alliance, the New York Alcohol Policy Alliance, the Harlem Health Promotion Center of Columbia University, and the Staten Island Partnership for Community Wellness…

BLOG: Alcohol Control Would Prevent Cancer Incidences

The rise of cancer worldwide is a major obstacle to human development and well-being… immediate action is needed to confront this human disaster, which touches every community worldwide, without exception…

BLOG: Alcohol Control In India: A Public Health Perspective

On behalf of Nada India Foundation I had the opportunity to raise a number of points and suggested the following to be included in the final white paper prepared during the PHFI consultation on Alcohol Control Policy…