COFFEE LOWERS RISK OF BREAST CANCER IN WOMEN – (02-27-06)

Coffee is associated with lower risk of breast cancer in women with BRCA mutations

The BRCA1 and BRCA2 genotypes are considered one of our strongest genetic risk factors for breast cancer. It is not unusual for these women to have bilateral prophylactic mastectomy just to avoid the risk. But, while 80% of women with these mutations will get breast cancer, 20% will not. Even our strongest risk factor is still modifiable.

We have seen that phytoestrogens may lower the risk, and here we see that coffee is probably on the list of things that may help as well. However, in small print at the bottom, I think Starbucks funded this study…

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