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Alcohol, Tobacco, and Cancer
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WASHINGTON, D.C.--People who consume large quantities of alcohol run a greater risk of getting cancer than nondrinkers, according to a new Federal study.
"A heavy drinker who does not smoke has approximately the same increased risk of developing cancer of the mouth and throat as a heavy smoker who does not drink," said...
-- Carol R. Richards