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Can Curbing Thirst for Sugary Drinks Reduce Colon Cancer? – MedPage Today

Two servings a day more than doubled risk in women younger than 50, study showed



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A higher intake of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) in adulthood and adolescence was associated with an increased risk of early-onset colorectal cancer (CRC) in women, according to data from the Nurses’ Health Study II.
The prospective study followed 95,464 registered nurses from 1991 to 2015. Those consuming at least two SSB servings a day in adulthood had more than double the early-onset CRC risk of those consuming less than one serving a week (relative risk

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