New research finds that people who drink coffee are at reduced risk of developing basal cell carcinoma, the most common form of skin cancer. And the more they drink, the lower the risk. The research, presented Monday at a meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research in Boston, looked at coffee consumption and the risk of three forms of skin cancer - basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and the rarer and more deadly melanoma - among about 113,000 participants in two long-term health surveys.
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