CaSfA - Cancer Support for All
News from CaSfA's Director

October 2016

Coffee and Colon Cancer

Coffee addicts rejoice!! A number of reports in recent years have suggested coffee consumption may offer some protection against various types of cancer, including postmenopausal breast cancer, melanoma, liver cancer, advanced prostate cancer and colon cancer. A recent study looking at coffee consumption in colon cancer patients provides more evidence of this effect.  From:http://jco.ascopubs.org/content/early/2015/08/11/JCO.2015.61.5062.full
Observational studies have demonstrated increased colon cancer recurrence in states of relatively high blood insulin, including sedentary lifestyle, obesity, and increased dietary glycemic load.
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