How that nightly tipple could lead to skin cancer: Just one alcoholic drink a day can raise risk of one type by 11%

Drinking just one glass of beer or wine a day could give you skin cancer, scientists have warned – and it isn’t to do with spending time in pub beer gardens or lying in the sun.

Any type of tipple raises the likelihood of developing two forms of the disease, a large scale study found.

Every daily 10 gram shot increased participants’ risk of one type of cancer by 11 percent, and another by seven percent.

It is believed chemicals released when alcohol is broken down by the body are to blame.

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