Sugary drinks linked to increased endometrial cancer risk

November 22, 2013 6:32 PM

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Sugary drinks linked to increased endometrial cancer risk

Sugar-sweetened beverages have long been associated with a number of health risks – including obesity, diabetes and heart disease. And now, a new study reveals that sugary drinks may also be associated with a significantly increased risk of a common type of endometrial cancer.

In a study published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention, researchers analyzed data collected from 23,039 postmenopausal women as part of the Iowa Women’s Health Study. The data included information on the women’s dietary intake and medical history.

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