Alcohol drinking caused nearly 17,000 cases of cancer in the UK in 2020
Cancer cases attributable to alcohol in UK, percentage by type
Breast 24%
Colon 23%
Rectum 13%
Oral cavity 12%
Oesophagus 9%
Liver 8%
Throat 7%
Larynx 4%
50%
24%
23%
13%
12%
9%
8%
7%
4%