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Table 4 Number of cancer deaths and cases attributable to alcohol drinking in China in 2005, based on 1991 drinking habits

From: Estimation of cancer incidence and mortality attributable to alcohol drinking in china

Cancer site Number of deaths % of all cancers (%) Number of cases % of all cancers (%)
Oral cavity, Pharynx 2407 0.13 4565 0.18
Esophagus 20749 1.16 25748 1.00
Colorectum 1236 0.07 2394 0.09
┬žLiver 53779 3.00 59684 2.32
Larynx 710 0.04 1205 0.05
Total 78881 4.40 93596 3.63
  1. ┬žLiver cancer refers to hepatocellular cancer