Posted By Bill Couzens, Founder lesscancer.org
Heavy Drinkers’ Genes May Cut Cancer Risk
Some May Have Gene That Cuts Alcohol-Related Cancers
By SHERINE BROWN JENNELS
May 26, 2008
Could your genes actually help lower the risk of getting cancer when drinking alcohol? A new study says that this may be possible.
Researchers say they have found a gene variant that may protect against alcohol-related cancers.
Researchers from Lyon, France, found that some people with certain variations in a gene involved in breaking down alcohol in the body appear to have a lower risk for developing certain alcohol-related cancers.