Alcohol consumption and risk of glioblastoma; evidence from the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study

Laura Baglietto, Graham Gerald Giles, Dallas English, Amalia Karahalios, John Hopper, Gianluca Severi

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Despite the brain being highly susceptible to the action of alcohol and, therefore, potentially susceptible to its carcinogenic effects, it is not clear whether alcohol consumption is associated with risk of glioblastoma. We analyzed data from 39,766 participants of the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study recruited in 1990a??1994 and followed to the end of 2008 for an average of 15 years
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1929 - 1934
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Journal of Cancer
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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