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Univadis – Drinking coffee could curb risk for malignant melanoma

Untitled-3Key results

  • There were 762 malignant melanoma cases during 1.7 million person-years of follow-up.
  • Compared with light consumption of filtered coffee, a statistically significant inverse association between low moderate (HR, 0.80; 95% CI, 0.66-0.98) and high moderate (HR, 0.77; 95% CI, 0.61-0.97) intake of filtered coffee and the risk for malignant melanoma (Ptrend=.02) was observed.
  • A borderline, nonsignificant association between heavy consumption of filtered coffee and melanoma risk was observed (HR, 0.74; 95% CI, 0.53-1.02). Read more. 

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