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More than one-third of cancer survivors consume ‘hazardous’ levels of alcohol

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By: Jennifer Southall From: Key takeaways: An analysis of more than 15,000 cancer survivors showed nearly 78% self-reported current alcohol use. Nearly 40% of self-reported drinkers engaged in hazardous drinking. Alcohol consumption and potentially hazardous drinking behavior appeared common among cancer survivors and those undergoing cancer treatment, according to study results published in JAMA Network Open. Further research is …