Alcohol and Health - cancer
Resources on how alcohol causes different cancers.
NHS workers or anyone working within the health and social care sector will find this content useful.
It includes three factsheets and a video that could be used during awareness events or activities to highlight how alcohol causes different cancers. A full list of content can be found in our FAQs.
All our new and revised medical and health-related content is reviewed by our independent Medical Advisory Panel.
All content is for download only.
What’s the purpose of the pack?
The content includes facts and advice on the impact of alcohol to help people make better choices about their drinking.
Who it is for?
The content could be used during awareness events or activities to highlight how alcohol causes different cancers.
What does it include?
The pack includes:
1. Factsheets covering alcohol and cancer and then separate factsheets on breast cancer and mouth, throat, and voice box cancers
2. Video on alcohol and breast cancer
What is the UK low risk guidance?
To keep health risks from alcohol low, the UK Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) advice is, if you choose to drink, it is safest for both men and women to drink no more than 14 units a week, spread over three or more days with several drink-free days, and no bingeing.
All content can be downloaded and printed in the workplace.
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