The link between alcohol consumption and skin cancer is still being uncovered.
Some view drinking within the context of skin cancer as another high-risk behavior, which leads those who drink to participate in other risky behaviors, such as poor sun protection. Others, such as a group of researchers from Berlin, suggest that the consumption of alcohol tends to reduce the amount of factors in the skin, like antioxidants or carotenoids, which offer natural sun protection.
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