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[MOL] Study: Well-Done Red Meat Is Not Breast Cancer Risk



The findings change from day to day, don't they? Love, Joicy



Study: Well-Done Red Meat Is Not Breast Cancer Risk
    [03/29/2000; Reuters News Service]

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Eating well-done red meat does not appear
to increase the risk of breast cancer and consuming more white
meats may offer protection against the disease, according to
a study released on Tuesday. The study by the University of California
Irvine College of Medicine contradicts previous findings that
reported a link between breast cancer and the consumption of
well-done meats. ``No matter how the food was prepared -- blackened,
barbecued, grilled or pan-fried -- red meat didn't increase the
risk and white meat actually seemed to offer protection against
breast cancer,'' said Dr. Ralph Delfino, assistant professor
of epidemiology at the university, who co-led the research team. However,
Delfino said the study could not rule out the possibility that
these foods might increase the risk of colon and stomach cancers.

The full article can be found at:

http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/nm/20000328/sc/meat_cancer_1.html

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