Coffee and cancer risk: a summary overview.

  title={Coffee and cancer risk: a summary overview.},
  author={Gianfranco Alicandro and Alessandra Tavani and Carlo La La Vecchia},
  journal={European journal of cancer prevention : the official journal of the European Cancer Prevention Organisation},
  volume={26 5},
We reviewed available evidence on coffee drinking and the risk of all cancers and selected cancers updated to May 2016. Coffee consumption is not associated with overall cancer risk. A meta-analysis reported a pooled relative risk (RR) for an increment of 1 cup of coffee/day of 1.00 [95% confidence interval (CI): 0.99-1.01] for all cancers. Coffee drinking is associated with a reduced risk of liver cancer. A meta-analysis of cohort studies found an RR for an increment of consumption of 1 cup… CONTINUE READING


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