Drinking very hot tea linked to oesophageal cancer

Regularly drinking very hot tea, when combined with tobacco or alcohol use, is associated with an increased risk for oesophageal cancer, according to a Chinese study with more than 450 000 participants.1

However, the study, published in Annals of Internal Medicine, found no increased risk of oesophageal cancer in those who drank hot tea but did not smoke or regularly drink alcohol.
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