Study: Coffee Consumption Helps Prevent Basal Cell Carcinoma Cancer

New studies about the health benefits (well, and risks) of drinking coffee seem to flood us on a daily basis.


The most common skin cancer is Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC). Nearly 1 million people are diagnosed with BCC each year in the in the US. However, according to a new study, coffee consumption can help prevent the disease.

"Our study indicates that coffee consumption may be an important option to help prevent BCC," said researcher Fengju Song, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow in the department of dermatology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

According to the study, risk for BCC was reduced by 20 percent in women who consumed more than 3 cups of coffee per day. It was reduced by nine percent in men who consumed more than three cups per day, compared with people who consumed less than one cup of coffee per month.

The study, that was at the 10th AACR International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research, on Oct. 22-25, 2011, revealed an association between coffee consumption and reduced risks of the BCC cancer only. It did not find a decreased risk of Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) and Melanoma by drinking coffee.

Check out more links of coffee and health news:

Caffeinated coffee may help protect against Alzheimer

Coffee may reduce Cardiovascular diseases and digestive disorders

Does caffeinated coffee help against depression?





Comments for Study: Coffee Consumption Helps Prevent Basal Cell Carcinoma Cancer

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

May 18, 2012
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Drink More Coffee and Live Longer
by: Anonymous

Will drinking more coffee per day prevent you from getting sick and prolong your life? Here's an article suggesting that it may indeed be the case.

http://www.coffee-makers-guide.com/does-drinking-more-coffee-make-you-live-longer.html

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Invitation 1.

Tell Us Your Hot Coffee Story

Do you have a great coffee story about this? Share it with the rest of us!

[ ? ]

Upload 1-4 Pictures or Graphics (optional)[ ? ]

 

Click here to upload more images (optional)

Author Information (optional)

To receive credit as the author, enter your information below.

(first or full name)

(e.g., City, State, Country)

Submit Your Contribution

 submission guidelines.


(You can preview and edit on the next page)



Didn't find what you were looking for?
Use this search feature to find it








































SIGN ON

To Get the FREE Coffee Tips Newsletter

Don't Miss a Single Issue!


Enter Your E-mail Address
Enter Your First Name (optional)
Then

Don't worry — your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you Fresh-From-the-Coffee-Press.

Add to Google