Daily coffee consumption and prevalence of nonmelanoma skin cancer in Caucasian women

Ernest L. Abel, Susan O. Hendrix, S. Gene McNeeley, Karen C. Johnson, Carol A. Rosenberg, Yasmin Mossavar-Rahmani, Mara Vitolins, Michael Kruger

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between daily coffee consumption and nonmelanoma skin cancer. This study was a cross-sectional analysis of women enrolled in the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study (n=93 676). As nearly all cases of self-reported nonmelanoma skin cancer occurred among Caucasian women (97.8%), we focused our analyses on this group. Compared with nondrinkers, women drinking only caffeinated coffee on a daily basis had a 10.8% lower prevalence of nonmelanoma skin cancer. Consumption of six or more cups of caffeinated coffee per day was associated with a 36% reduction in nonmelanoma skin cancer. After adjusting for various demographic and life style variables, daily consumption of six or more cups was associated with a 30% reduced prevalence of nonmelanoma skin cancer. In contrast to caffeinated coffee, daily consumption of decaffeinated coffee was not associated with a significant change in self-reported nonmelanoma skin cancer for Caucasian women. Daily caffeinated coffee consumption was associated with a dose-related decreased prevalence of nonmelanoma skin cancer in Caucasian women.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)446-452
Number of pages7
JournalEuropean Journal of Cancer Prevention
Volume16
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2007

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Keywords

  • Coffee
  • Menopause
  • Nonmelanoma skin cancer
  • Women

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology

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Daily coffee consumption and prevalence of nonmelanoma skin cancer in Caucasian women. / Abel, Ernest L.; Hendrix, Susan O.; McNeeley, S. Gene; Johnson, Karen C.; Rosenberg, Carol A.; Mossavar-Rahmani, Yasmin; Vitolins, Mara; Kruger, Michael.

In: European Journal of Cancer Prevention, Vol. 16, No. 5, 10.2007, p. 446-452.

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Abel, EL, Hendrix, SO, McNeeley, SG, Johnson, KC, Rosenberg, CA, Mossavar-Rahmani, Y, Vitolins, M & Kruger, M 2007, 'Daily coffee consumption and prevalence of nonmelanoma skin cancer in Caucasian women', European Journal of Cancer Prevention, vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 446-452. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.cej.0000243850.59362.73
Abel, Ernest L. ; Hendrix, Susan O. ; McNeeley, S. Gene ; Johnson, Karen C. ; Rosenberg, Carol A. ; Mossavar-Rahmani, Yasmin ; Vitolins, Mara ; Kruger, Michael. / Daily coffee consumption and prevalence of nonmelanoma skin cancer in Caucasian women. In: European Journal of Cancer Prevention. 2007 ; Vol. 16, No. 5. pp. 446-452.
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