When it Comes to Alcohol, Less Is More

February 2, 2024

Mary Beth Terry, PhD, professor of epidemiology at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and associate director of population science and community outreach at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC), served on the International Agency for Research on Cancer, a recently convened working group of international experts to systematically evaluate the current evidence around limiting or stopping alcohol use and lowering the risk of certain types of cancer. Terry discusses the working group’s results and what the public should know about the link between alcohol and cancer. (Read the full interview with Professor Terry on the HICCC website.)

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