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Liver Cancer Awareness Month

October is also Liver Cancer Awareness Month. Please know your limit during Dashain. Drink sensibly alcohol like Raksi, Wine , Beer, Vodka,Whisky,Rum,Amaretto, Gin, Port,Tequila Shots,Brandy and Mulled Wine.

In our bodies, alcohol (ethanol) is converted into a toxic chemical called acetaldehyde.It can cause cancer by damaging DNA and stopping our cells from repairing this damage. The International Agency for Research on Cancer has classified acetaldehyde formed as a result of drinking alcohol as being a cause of cancer, along with alcohol itself.Acetaldehyde also causes liver cells to grow faster than normal. These regenerating cells are more likely to pick up changes in their genes that could lead to cancer (Cancer Research UK). ‪#‎LiverCancer‬ ‪#‎Alcohol‬ ‪#‎October‬ ‪#‎Awareness‬ ‪#‎DashainFestival‬ ‪#‎KnowYourLimit‬