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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.

Correspondence: spratt@cancerwa.asn.au

Acknowledgements: 

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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