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The Alcohol Flushing Response: An Unrecognized Risk Factor for Esophageal Cancer from Alcohol Consumption

By Philip J Brooks, Mary-Anne Enoch, David Goldman, Ting-Kai Li and Akira Yokoyama

Abstract

Philip Brooks and colleagues discuss evidence linking the alcohol flushing response (predominantly due to ALDH2 deficiency) with a much higher risk of esophageal cancer from alcohol consumption

Topics: Research in Translation
Publisher: Public Library of Science
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