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Green Tea and Ovarian Cancer

Authors: Lynnette R. Ferguson, DPhil (Oxon.), DSc

Abstract

Concerns about the ovarian cancer risks associated with coffee drinking should be allayed by the well-designed study by Song et al, which compares 761 cases with 1263 controls. Whereas risks were unaffected by consumption of black tea, coffee, cola or Yerba mate, caffeinated or noncaffeinated, green tea emerged as a protective drink.

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