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Latest evidence, myths, and controversies

About the module

8 minutes long


Includes a final quiz

Includes links to references

About the lecturer

Dr Matty Weijenberg

Professor of Molecular Epidemiology of Cancer, Department of Epidemiology, GROW School for Oncology and Developmental Biology at Maastricht University, the Netherlands

Learning Objectives

  • Justify what the safe limit of alcohol consumption is, taking into account both cancer risk and overall health risk.
  • Cite cost-effective policy measures to reduce alcohol consumption at the population level.
  • Recognize that many of the current alcohol recommendations in Europe are not supported by the latest scientific insights.
  • Recognize the need for local implementation of (novel) alcohol consumption policies and interventions at the population level.

This module is part of a comprehensive online learning curriculum on the latest evidence, myths, and controversies on cancer prevention.

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The module

Latest evidence, myths, and controversies – 6B. Alcohol

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