Study: Even small amounts of alcohol increases cancer risk

People drinking wine
People drinking wine (Pixlr)

Drinking even small amounts of alcohol may increase the risk of cancer.

That’s according to a new Harvard study that showed light and moderate drinkers were more likely to be diagnosed with cancer. In fact, cancer risk was the lowest among those who did not drink at all.

Alcohol use was most strongly linked to colorectal, stomach, breast, prostate, and esophageal cancers.