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Coffee and Cancer: Studies Show Coffee Decreases Risk of Cancer

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

coffeeSuspected by some and consumed by many millions, the most certain thing about coffee is that it continues to surprise medical researchers. Mildly mind-altering, even toxic in enormous concentrations, “Joe” contains enough potent chemical compounds to justify hundreds of ongoing studies, including large scale surveys by the Harvard and Mayo Clinics, as well as the National Institutes of Health.

These examine coffee’s impact on a large number of our most devastating ailments, from heart disease to diabetes, to Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s syndromes…and cancer, of course — many kinds. Each has its own complex mechanism, but here’s a brief and partial synopsis of current research findings: