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Any new information about how much sausage & bacon one must eat before there's a rise in pancreatic cancer risk?
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Dr. Thomas Chen
Internal Medicine
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In brief: No
You're probably referring to the recent study linking consumption of red or processed meats to pancreatic cancer.
The study is far from definitive. You'll notice they found a link only in men, and not in studies done in the US or Europe. In other words, it could just be a statistical fluke. http://www.nature.com/bjc/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/bjc2011585a.html.

In brief: No
You're probably referring to the recent study linking consumption of red or processed meats to pancreatic cancer.
The study is far from definitive. You'll notice they found a link only in men, and not in studies done in the US or Europe. In other words, it could just be a statistical fluke. http://www.nature.com/bjc/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/bjc2011585a.html.
Dr. Thomas Chen
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Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Pathology
In brief: No
There is no specific amount of red meat that will cause any cancer.
But diets rich in red meats and low in fiber can increase your risk of cancer.

In brief: No
There is no specific amount of red meat that will cause any cancer.
But diets rich in red meats and low in fiber can increase your risk of cancer.
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
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