Coffee consumption and fibrocystic breasts: an unlikely association.


Caffeine and other methylxanthines have recently come under scrutiny as substances that may cause breast tissue to undergo fibrocystic changes. The authors present a retrospective 5-year study of 358 women with fibrocystic breast disease and a 6-month prospective study of 72 women with this condition. Although methylxanthine consumption was constant, the… (More)


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