Colon cancer risk isn't heightened by coffee, soft drinks

05/10/2010 | HealthDay News

A review of research from North America and Europe showed no evidence that consuming high amounts of coffee and sugary soft drinks increases the risk of colon cancer, although the findings did show a slight increase in colon cancer risk in drinkers of more than four 8-ounce cups of non-herbal tea a day. Out of more than 730,000 people who were analyzed in the 13 studies, more than 5,600 developed colon cancer.

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