Table 3: Risk associated with 1 g/d of alcohol consumption for individual cancer sites24
Cancer siteSourceSexIncrease in risk per gram/d (95% CI*)
BreastHamajima et al., 200225Women0.0071 (SE 0.0008)
Oral cavity and pharynxCorrao et al.,26 2004Women and men0.0185 (0.0177-0.0200)
LarynxCorrao et al.,26 2004Women and men0.0136 (0.0124-0.0148)
EsophagusCorrao et al.,26 2004Women and men0.0129 (0.0121-0.0136)
LiverCorrao et al.,26 2004Women and men0.0059 (0.0041-0.0079)
ColorectumFerrari et al.,27 2007Women and men0.0058 (0.0033-0.0082)

Note: CI = confidence interval, SE = standard error.

*Except where stated otherwise.