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  • A 2007 study found that moderate alcohol consumption (> or = 15 grams per day) was associated with a lower risk of renal cell cancer among both men and women.  Read more here.

  • A 2007 study found that drinking 8 oz. or more of coffee or tea per day was associated with a modestly decreased risk of renal cancer.  Read more here.

  • A 2008 study found no association between intake of fat and protein and increased risk of renal cancer. This includes their sub-types: red meat, processed meat, poultry, and seafood. Read more here.

  • By pooling data from 13 prospective studies, including data from the CTS, researchers found that consuming fruits and vegetables was associated with a reduced risk of renal cell cancer. Read more here.

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