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Does caffeine cause bladder cancer?

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Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 27 years experience
No: No studies to date have shown a relationship between bladder cancer and caffeine intake. Risk factors include smoking and certain chemicals and dyes.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

What usually causes bladder cancer?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Charles Sturgis
Pathology 29 years experience
Several factors...: Smoking tobacco increases your risk of bladder cancer by causing harmful chemicals to accumulate in your urine. Chemicals linked to bladder cancer risk include arsenic and chemicals used in the manufacture of dyes, rubber, leather, textiles and paint products. Urinary schistosomiasis (a parasitic infection endemic in egypt, africa and the middle east) is associated with bladder cancer.
A 45-year-old member asked:

What is the most common cause of bladder cancer?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Krick
Urology 36 years experience
Bladder cancer: The primary risk for bladder cancer is smoking or exposure to secondary cigarette smoke.

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