Tuesday, February 10

Cancer and Coffee Consumption : 3 daily cups of coffee can reduced endometrial cancer risk

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Researchers say that women who drink multiple cups of coffee per day may reduce their risk of developing the most common cancer of the female reproductive organs by almost a fifth.

According to the American Cancer Society, about 1 in 37 women are afflicted by endometrial cancer, which causes about 10,170 annual deaths in the U.S. While past studies have linked hormonal imbalances, diabetes and obesity to a higher risk of developing endometrial cancer or uterine sarcomas, a new one set out to determine how dietary factors may determine risk.

The study, published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, analyzed about 1,300 women who participated in the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) Study with endometrial cancer. The women answered a dietary questionnaire, and researchers assessed the link between 84 foods and nutrients, and the risk of endometrial cancer, according to Medical News Today.

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