Sugary drinks tied to early colon cancer

According to study results of 95,464 women published in Gut, there were 109 incident early-onset cancer cases over up to 24-years of follow-up. Compared with women who consumed less than one serving per week of sugary drinks, women who consumed more than two servings per day of had a 2.2-fold higher risk for early-onset colon cancer (RR = 2.18; 95% CI, 1.1-4.35) with a 16% higher risk for each additional serving per day (RR = 1.16; 95% CI, 1-1.36). In a subset of 41,272 women who reported beverage intake at age 13 years to age 18 years, each serving per day increment of sugar intake correlated with a 32% higher risk for early-onset colon cancer (RR = 1.32; 95% CI, 1-1.75).

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