Myth No. 7: Coffee causes breast cancerFact: This is one of those myths that probably started thanks to a crazy co-worker who wanted the last cup of coffee in the office break room. Birhiray says there is no connection between caffeine and breast cancer. In fact, a 10-year-long study published in the "International Journal of Cancer" found that over the course of a decade, women who drink four or more cups of coffee a day have the same risk of breast cancer as women who rarely drink caffeine. Bottom line: "If you consume a reasonable amount of caffeine, your risk of developing breast cancer isn't going to go up or down," says Birhiray.
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