2010-02-08 Study links sugary soft drinks to pancreas cancer

http://www.reuters.com/article/2010/02/08/idUSN07113352

 

People who drink two or more sweetened soft drinks a week have a much higher risk of pancreatic cancer, an unusual but deadly cancer, researchers reported on Monday.

People who drank mostly fruit juice instead of sodas did not have the same risk, the study of 60,000 people in Singapore found.

Sugar may be to blame but people who drink sweetened sodas regularly often have other poor health habits, said Mark Pereira of the University of Minnesota, who led the study.(Read entire article)

 

2010-02-09 Sugary soft drinks linked to pancreatic cancer - study

http://news.brisbanetimes.com.au/breaking-news-world/sugary-soft-drinks-linked-to-pancreatic-cancer-study-20100209-nown.html

People who drink at least two sugary sodas a week have an increased risk of developing cancer of the pancreas, and researchers suspect the culprit is sugar, a new study shows.

Analyses of data collected on 60,524 Singapore Chinese adults showed that people who drank two or more sugar-sweetened soft drinks a week were at greater risk of developing pancreatic cancer compared with individuals who did not, the study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention says.(Read entire article)