It seems that a recent Harvard study (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21586702) demonstrated that heavy coffee drinkers (6 or more cups/day) had a 20% decline in the incidence of prostate cancer with a dose-dependent decline in aggressive forms of the disease (up to 60% in the heaviest drinkers). Apparently, this association even holds in decaffeinated coffee drinkers!
The World Cancer Research Fund & The American Institute for Cancer Research (WCRF/AICR) Expert Report, Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity and the Prevention of Cancer: a Global Perspective as well as the companion report, Policy and Action for Cancer Prevention are great online resources: http://www.dietandcancerreport.org
Consumption of well-done meats and, thus, exposures to heterocyclic amines (or other compounds) formed during high-temperature cooking may play an important role in the risk of breast cancer.
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