Fast Five Quiz: Alcohol and Cancer

Elwyn C. Cabebe, MD


February 23, 2022

The consensus from organizations such as the American Cancer Society is that the type of alcohol does not matter when it comes to cancer risk. The amount of ethanol, and not the form, is the important factor. This may be important for patients because misinformation about the relative safety of certain alcohols is prevalent.

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