Alcohol and cancer: a position statement from Cancer Council Australia

Margaret H Winstanley, Iain S Pratt, Kathryn Chapman, Hayley J Griffin, Emma J Croager, Ian N Olver, Craig Sinclair and Terry J Slevin
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (9): 479-482.
  • Margaret H Winstanley1
  • Iain S Pratt1,2
  • Kathryn Chapman3
  • Hayley J Griffin3
  • Emma J Croager1
  • Ian N Olver4
  • Craig Sinclair5
  • Terry J Slevin1,2

  • 1 Education and Research, Cancer Council WA, Perth, WA.
  • 2 Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer Control, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA.
  • 3 Cancer Council NSW, Sydney, NSW.
  • 4 Cancer Council Australia, Sydney, NSW
  • 5 Cancer Prevention Centre, Cancer Council Vic, Melbourne, VIC.



We thank Tanya Chikritzhs, who assisted in drafting the section on alcohol and heart disease, and Dallas English, who kindly reviewed an earlier draft of the full position statement.

Competing interests:

None identified.

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