Informative Speech: Does Drinking Cause Cancer?

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Today drinking isn't something that is uncommon in today's world. People from the ages of sixteen to eighty are drinking every single day. The only problem with drinking is alcoholism, people get addicted and do rash things that hurt them but also hurt their families. Some people use it as a gateway to step away from reality, so use it to ease the pain. I don't know if you are trying to relieve pain or step away from reality but drinking can cause cancer, it not only affects you, mixing smoking and drinking isn't good, and there are other alternatives to drinking. There are lots of health risk that are associated with the consumption of alcohol. One that really concerns me is cancer, I and you both know that cancer is something that's in our…show more content…
Mixing alcohol and tobacco together is like writing your will right now. To your surprise you're not the only one who is dealing with these same problems, this is a universal problem. I want to tell you about people on the other side of the earth doing the same things as you, and how it's working out for them so that you don't feel like you are in this alone. In “Effect of alcohol consumption and smoking on disease damage in systemic lupus erythematosus: data from the Korean Lupus Network (KORNET) registry” by Seong-Kyu, Kim...etc. they talk about how in Korea people who smoke and drink are getting SLE (Systemic lupus erythematosus). They concluded that smoking by itself does not affect you as much but smoking while drinking affects your disease damage. “Smoking status did not influence disease activity and disease damage in SLE patients, but alcohol consumption was significantly associated with disease damage, especially cutaneous lesion”( Seong-Kyu). I've said it before and I'm going to say it to you again I don't want to ever have to get the call that you have some serious disease because you want to smoke and drink like you are a person in their

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