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Piping hot drinks shown by WHO to increase risk of oesophageal cancer.


Smoking and alcohol drinking are major causes of oesophageal cancer, particularly in many high-income countries.  However, the majority of oesophageal cancers occur in parts of Asia, South America, and East Africa, where regularly drinking very hot beverages is common and where the reasons for the high incidence of this cancer are not as well understood.  Now, an international study from

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