Reduce or avoid alcohol

Stop drinking alcohol

The risk of certain types of cancer - including cancer of the breast, colon, lung, kidney and liver - increases with the amount of alcohol you drink. The recommendation for cancer prevention is to avoid alcohol. If you are going to drink, limit the amount:

  • Men: Less than 2 drinks per day
  • Women: No more than 1 drink per day

Click to learn more about the relationship between alcohol and cancer.

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Sara Wilson
Publicity and Promotions Specialist
South West Regional Cancer Program
519-685-8500 ext. 71826
Sara.Wilson@lhsc.on.ca