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Even Heavy Coffee Drinking Does Not Affect Colorectal Cancer Risk

The Finns are among the heaviest coffee drinkers in the world, with each person in Finland consuming more than twice as much coffee every year as the average European and nearly three times as much as Americans. Yet, when more than 60,000 Finns were followed for more than 18 years, there was no difference in colon or rectal cancer between those who drank more than 10 cups a day and those who didn’t drink coffee at all.

Colorectal Cancer News in Brief: April 24

C3 Advocate Verna Cox was featured in the Philadelphia Daily News yesterday, and there’s a link to her story as well as links to the winning entries in the Get Screened Video Contest. This week, we also report research showing that the elderly benefit from irinotecan chemotherapy treatments, a potential vaccine for travelers diarrhea, and no link between coffee drinking and colorectal cancer.

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