Wspolwystepowanie choroby alkoholowej u pacjenta onkologicznego – punkt widzenia onkologa radioterapeuty


Author(s): Marta Biedka, Ewa Ziolkowska, Malgorzata Zarzycka

The incidence of pathology associated with alcoholism in the general population is approximately 12%, but among patients it is much higher. In hospitals, the pathology associated with alcoholism is 42% for men and 35% for women. Alcoholism and drug addictions are serious social problems. They lead to organism destroying and even to death. Alcohol cause the metabolic changes in whole organism and disturb it homeostasis. This can cause: the incidence of alcohol-related cancer such as cancers of pharynx, larynx, esophagus and liver. Alcohol abuse can lead to alterations in brain structure and functions and in some cases, to neurodegeneration, it can also lead to liver disease, pancreatic disease, ischaemic heart disease. The aim of this article is to disseminate practical knowledge on the subject of problems associated with alcoholism found in oncology practices.


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  • Prof. Elhadi Miskeen

    Obstetrics and Gynaecology Faculty of Medicine, University of Bisha, Saudi Arabia

  • Ahmed Hussien Alshewered

    University of Basrah College of Medicine, Iraq

  • Sudhakar Tummala

    Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering SRM University – AP, Andhra Pradesh




  • Alphonse Laya

    Supervisor of Biochemistry Lab and PhD. students of Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry and Department of Chemis


  • Fava Maria Giovanna


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