Published in Clinical Oncology Week, July 31st, 2006
According to recent research from Japan, "Alcohol consumption is recognized as a potential risk factor for CRC. Genetic polymorphisms, ALDH2 Glu487Lys and ADH2 His47Arg, which have a strong impact on alcohol metabolism, are common in Japanese population but their significance for CRC carcinogenesis remains to be clarified in detail."
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