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Red meat intake may increase the risk of colon cancer in Japanese, a population with relatively low red meat consumption.

Colon cancer is more likely to occur in individuals who are high consumers of red meat than in those who rare- or non-consumers of red meat.

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Alcohol drinking and colorectal cancer risk: an evaluation based on a systematic review of epidemiologic evidence among the Japanese population.

Regular consumers of alcohol are highly predisposed to colorectal cancer.

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Tobacco smoking and colorectal cancer risk: an evaluation based on a systematic review of epidemiologic evidence among the Japanese population.

High colorectal cancer risk is associated with tobacco smoking.

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Red and processed meat and colorectal cancer incidence: meta-analysis of prospective studies.

Individuals on high meat diets are highly vulnerable to colorectal cancer.

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Alcohol consumption is associated with increased risk of distal colon and rectal cancer in Japanese men: the Miyagi Cohort Study.

Heavy alcohol drinkers are more likely to develop colorectal cancer than non-consumers of alcoholic beverages.

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Egg consumption and cancer of the colon and rectum.

Individuals who consistently consume large amounts of eggs are highly vulnerable to colon, rectal, and colorectal cancer.

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Dietary fiber intake and risks of cancers of the colon and rectum in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC).

Individuals who regularly consume diets high in cereal, fruit, and vegetable fibers are less likely to develop colon, rectal, and colorectal cancers.

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Prospective study on milk products, calcium, and cancers of the colon and rectum.

Individuals who regularly consumed high quantities of fermented milk products are highly vulnerable to colorectal cancer.

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Colorectal Cancer Rising in Young Adults

Colorectal Cancer Rising in Young Adults
A study published in JAMA Surgery documents a dramatic increase of colon and rectal cancer (CRC) among younger adults. Researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center predict that based on current trends, by 2030 the incidence rates of colon cancer will increase by 90% and the rates for rectal cancer will go...
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A central role of heme iron in colon carcinogenesis associated with red meat intake.

Heme iron may contribute positively to development of colon cancer associated with red meat consumption.

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Total cholesterol and cancer risk in a large prospective study in Korea.

Depending on the site, high consumption of cholesterol may increase cancer development risk in healthy adults.

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WHO States Red/Processed Meat Linked to Cancer

Say No to Processed Meats
Once again the media outlets have been "rocked" by news on nutrition: the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that processed meat and red meat consumption are associated with cancer. In a press release dated October 26, 2015, the WHO stated that a group of 22 experts from ten countries reviewed the scientific literature and classified...
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Ken Thomas
From an engineering perspective, it is clear to me why meat and animal products promote cancer. Cancers are the result of cellular... Read More
Friday, August 25 2017 10:58
Sean Carney
Ken, I love how you think things through. Sean
Friday, August 25 2017 11:30
Deborah
I loved reading Ken's thoughtful explanation too! It is so wonderful to see some sanity! I sometimes start to feel a little craz... Read More
Friday, August 25 2017 12:25
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