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Pop and Men and the Cancer Risk

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Just drinking a pop a day can increase a man's risk of getting prostate cancer by a whopping 40-percent!

 That's according to a new study where scientists tracked more than eight-thousand men over 15 years . They compared those drinking 11 ounces of a soft drink a day with people who didn't drink any pop.

That higher risk was for a later-stage form of the cancer, discovered through symptoms rather than the p-s-a screening. The study also linked heavy consumption of sugary breakfast cereal, rice and pasta to a greater risk of developing a milder form of prostate cancer.

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