A recent University of Wisconsin study found that there is a link between alcohol consumption and cancer, according to a press release by the university.

UW Carbone Cancer Center oncologist, Dr. Noelle LoConte, wrote a policy statement for the American Society of Clinical Oncology revealing her findings that outline links between alcohol and cancer risk.

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While heavy alcohol usage has been linked to head, neck, esophageal cancers and the most common type of liver, breast and colon cancers, even moderate amounts of alcohol consumption increases a person’s risk for breast cancer.

LoConte specializes in gastrointestinal cancers and is a principal investigator at the Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Control Program that aims to reduce the burden of cancer in Wisconsin.