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Is alcohol consumption a risk factor for prostate cancer? A systematic review and meta-analysis.

A surge in prostate cancer risk is associated with low, moderate, and heavy consumption of alcohol.

​The objective of this meta-analysis was to evaluate the impact of alcohol consumption on the incidence of prostate cancer. Researchers conducted a meticulous meta-analysis on data extracted from 27 studies. 

Researchers discovered that low, moderate, and heavy consumers of alcohol had high chances of being diagnosed with prostate cancer. Data from this meta-analysis suggest that regular drinking of alcohol can trigger the development of prostate cancer.

Research Summary Information

  • 2016
  • Zhao J, Stockwell T, Roemer A, Chikritzhs T.
  • Centre for Addictions Research of British Columbia, University of Victoria, PO Box 1700 STN CSC, Victoria, BC, V8Y 2E4, Canada. zhaoj@uvic.ca. Centre for Addictions Research of British Columbia, University of Victoria, PO Box 1700 STN CSC, Victoria, BC, V8Y 2E4, Canada. Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, PO Box 1700 STN CSC, Victoria, BC, V8Y 2E4, Canada. National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University, GPO box U1987, Perth, 6845, WA, Australia.
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