Evidence grows that eating red meat increases cancer riskBMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7483.111-a (Published 13 January 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:111
- Scott Gottlieb
- New York
High consumption of red and processed meat is associated with an increased risk of colon cancer, a new study has confirmed.
Meat consumption has previously been associated with colorectal cancer in earlier studies, but the strength of the association and types of meat involved have not been consistent (JAMA, 2005;293: 172-82).
Dr Ann Chao of the American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, and colleagues examined the relation between long term meat consumption and the …