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2-3 cups of coffee per day associated with 38% reduced risk of liver cancer
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 3:20 am Email this article
People who drank 2-3 cups of coffee per day were 38% less likely to get liver cancer over an 18-year follow-up compared to non-coffee drinkers according to a recent study.
Subjects: 162,022 African Americans, Native Hawaiians, Japanese Americans, Latinos, and whites
The study evaluated the association of coffee intake with liver cancer and chronic liver disease in 162,022 African Americans, Native Hawaiians, Japanese Americans, Latinos, and whites in the US Multiethnic Cohort (MEC).
Setiawan VW, Wilkens LR, Lu SC, Hernandez BY, Le Marchand L, and Henderson BE. Association of coffee intake with reduced incidence of liver cancer and death from chronic liver disease in the US multiethnic cohort. Gastroenterology, 2015 Jan; 148(1): 118-25; quiz e15. The study is reported here.
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