- Excess body fat is one of the strongest factors found to increase risk for pancreatic cancer.
- There was enough evidence to conclude that drinking coffee – both decaffeinated and caffeinated – has no effect on risk.
19% of US pancreatic cancers — about 8,800 cases — can be prevented by getting to and staying a healthy weight.
Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity,
|Source: AICR/WCRF Continuous Update Project Report: Pancreatic Cancer, 2012|
|STRENGTH OF CURRENT EVIDENCE||DECREASES
Effect on Risk:
Effect on Risk Unlikely:
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Published on March 10, 2014