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2 Slices Bacon A Day Hikes Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Posted on 01/16/2012 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthSorry, bacon and sausage lovers, but a new study finds that eating just one link of sausage or two slices of bacon every day may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer by 19 percent. “Pancreatic cancer has poor survival rates. So as well as diagnosing it early, it’s important to understand what can increase the risk of this disease,” study author Susanna Larsson, an epidemiologist at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute, told BBC News. However, other experts called the overall risk increase “modest,” …