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The Prevention of Esophageal  Cancer

Key Findings

  • There is strong evidence that excess body fat increases risk for the esophageal type adenocarcinoma
  • There is a clear link between alcohol consumption and esophageal type squamous cell carcinoma

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The Report | CUP Papers

 Diet, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Esophageal Cancer

Source: AICR/WCRF Continuous Update Project Report: Esophageal Cancer, 2016
STRENGTH OF CURRENT EVIDENCE DECREASES
RISK
INCREASES
RISK
CONVINCING
Effect on Risk:
 

Alcoholic drinks*
Body fatness**

PROBABLE
Effect on Risk:
 

Mate*

*squamous cell carincoma **adenocarcinoma

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