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June 2014

June 14, 2014

Sugar-sweetened beverage intake and cancer recurrence and survival in CALGB 89803 (Alliance)

Researchers kept track of over 1000 patients after they had received surgery for colon cancer, taking careful measurements of what they ate and drank, as well as all sorts of other lifestyle factors. Taking those other factors in to account, it was found that colon cancer survivors who drank two or more sugar-sweetened beverages per day had an elevated risk of having their colon cancer come back.

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SugarScience Facts

Overconsumption of added sugar is linked to type 2 diabetes, a disease affecting 26 million Americans.

SugarScience Facts

Growing scientific evidence shows that too much added sugar, over time, is linked to diabetes, heart disease and liver disease.

Healthy Beverage Initiative

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