Eating processed meat linked to increased risk for breast cancer, review indicates

The New York Times (10/3, Bakalar) reports in “Well” that “eating processed meat is associated with an increased risk for breast cancer, a review of studies” indicated. The findings were published in the International Journal of Cancer.

CNN (10/3, Picheta) reports, “Regularly consuming the foods was linked with a 9% higher risk of breast cancer, according to” the “analysis of previous studies looking at over 1.2 million women.” These “findings follow previous research from the World Health Organization, which categorized processed meat as a carcinogen after finding that its consumption can cause various types of cancer.”

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