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Meat, Especially If It's Well Done, May Increase Risk of Bladder Cancer

(Science Daily) People who eat meat frequently, especially meat that is well done or cooked at high temperatures, may have a higher chance of developing bladder cancer, according to a large study…

The group with the highest red-meat consumption had almost one-and-a-half times the risk of developing bladder cancer as those who ate little red meat.

Specifically, consumption of beef steaks, pork chops and bacon raised bladder cancer risk significantly. Even chicken and fish -- when fried -- significantly raised the odds of cancer.

The level of doneness of the meat also had a marked impact.

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