By Cara Murez
FRIDAY, Dec. 2, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Alcohol increases the risk of cancer, but some Americans think it does the opposite, a new study shows.
Researchers set out to understand people’s awareness of the links between alcohol and cancer, finding that many would benefit from further education on the issue.
“All types of alcoholic beverages, including wine, increase cancer risk,” said senior study author William Klein, associate director of the U.S. National Cancer Institute’s Behavioral Research Program. “This study’s findings underscore the need to develop interventions for educating the public about the cancer risks of alcohol use, particularly in…