Alcohol and FA

Alcohol and FA do NOT mix, so people with FA should avoid alcohol as a matter of principle. This advice has been given in the Fanconi Anemia: Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management Handbook  for many years now.

FA causes the body’s DNA repair mechanism to function ineffectively and a recent study in the UK by K.J. Patel highlights the link between alcohol causes DNA damage.

Read more about Studies into the Role of Alcohol in DNA Damage

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