Alcohol consumption may increase colorectal cancer risk.

This study examined the correlation between alcohol intake and colorectal cancer risk. Researchers analyzed data obtained from 8 cohort studies conducted in 5 different countries located in Europe and North America. They discovered that frequent consumers of alcohol had higher chances of developing carcinoma of the rectum, proximal colon, and distal colon than non-consumers. The findings of this meta-analysis show that high consumption of alcohol may contribute positively to the development of colorectal cancer.