Anne Li 1/5/18
Scientists have shown how alcohol damages DNA in stem cells, helping to explain why drinking increases your risk of cancer, according to research part-funded by Cancer Research UK and published in Nature today. Much previous research looking at the precise ways in which alcohol causes cancer has been done in cell cultures. But in this study, researchers have used mice to show how alcohol exposure leads to permanent genetic damage.
See original article at: http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-us/cancer-news/press-release/2018-01-03-new-research-shows-how-alcohol-damages-dna-and-increases-cancer-risk