Coffee May Help Prevent Endometrial Cancer

01/11/2012 07:37 am ET
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That cup of French roast might turn out to be more than just a tasty pick-me-up: Two new studies have found that women who drink several cups of coffee a day have a significantly lower risk of endometrial cancer.

In the first report, researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health followed more than 67,000 women enrolled in the long-running Nurses' Health Study, which tracked their health and their coffee consumption, among other behaviors. The researchers published results in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.

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