Eurocare Press Releases
Cancer is the second most common cause of death in Europe, nearly around 2.5 million EU citizens are diagnosed with cancer yearly. As many as 30% of cancers can be prevented if we make the healthier choices.
Eurocare (European Alcohol Policy Alliance) strongly supports the World Cancer Day and hopes that combined efforts of all stakeholders will lead to significant reduction in cancer cases.
Each year alcohol kills 115.000 people in Europe and costs 125 billion euros to EU society. This is equivalent to 1.3% GDP.
Brussels, 1 June 2006:A 400 page report analysing the health, social and economic impact of alcohol in Europe, has been released today by the European Commission, setting out the scientific evidence that will inform the Commission's first-ever strategy on alcohol due out later this year.