Wine causes and prevents cancer

According to articles published in the Daily Mail, one surefire way to affect your odds of developing cancer is to drink wine. Here are a few examples of articles against drinking wine:

…and here are a few in favor of the beverage:

I first came across the Kill or Cure list of Daily Mail cancer articles back in 2010 and was amazed to see all the expert research pointing to the adverse or beneficial effects many “inanimate objects” have on one’s chances of developing cancer.

Cancer is a horrible disease that causes a great deal of suffering to those with it and their families. Contradictory articles like those in the Daily Mail point to more to fear and the need to rationalize the irrational than to the real science that is helping to prevent and treat the disease.