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In BMC Cancer this week, researchers in Sweden present a meta-analysis on the risk of liver cancer after alcohol cessation. It is well-established that drinking alcohol raises a person's risk of liver cancer, but the effect of stopping drinking is not as well known. For this study, the authors conducted a review of available literature, and found that cessation of drinking decreases the risk of liver cancer by about 6 percent to 7 percent a year.

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