Atkins Claims No Excess Protein-Cancer Link
 
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Atkins Claims No Excess Protein-Cancer Link
Dr. Atkins was asked "What is the relationship between excessive protein consumption and cancer?" He replied, "No one has ever demonstrated a relationship between excessive protein consumption and cancer.[927]

Once again, this is incorrect. Protein intake, particularly animal protein intake, has been linked to brain tumors,[928] breast cancer,[929] pancreatic cancer,[930] stomach cancer,[931] endometrial cancer,[932] kidney cancer,[933] laryngeal cancer,[934] esophageal cancer[935]--even lung cancer.[936] Excess animal protein has also been deemed an "aggressive" risk factor for colon cancer.[937]

 
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