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Alcohol-attributable cancer: fact or fiction?

Authors Pinder R

Published 4 July 2011 Volume 2011:3 Pages 21—22


Roger M Pinder
International Journal of Wine Research, York, UK
The International Journal of Wine Research has published a number of articles related to wine and cancer, which have concluded that wine and its polyphenol components may have largely beneficial effects. Thus, a review of the role of wine in cancer concluded that regular and moderate wine consumption was associated with a decreased risk of mortality from certain cancers, and that the risk increased progressively with immoderate consumption.1

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