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Alcohol and Cancer
Liver cancer has often been associated with cirrhosis, which results with great frequency from overindulgence in alcohol. . . .
One theory is that. . .the process occurs in two stages: liver damage, due to alcoholism, malnutrition, infection, or poisoning, which is followed by the intervention (perhaps many years later) of a secondary agent, setting off the actual malignancy. Prevention of stage one is a very, very remote possibility--who is going to keep the martini drinker from his third martini, the sake drinker from his third cup of...
-- Bernard Glemser