Drinking large amounts of fluids, more than 2.5 liters a day, may decrease men's risk of bladder cancer by 24 percent. Eddie Jiachen Zhou, lead researcher for the study at Brown University, explains that the fluids can flush out potential cancer-causing agents before they can damage tissues and cause cancer.
The study lasted 22 years and included 47,909 men between the ages of 40 and 75. The men were surveyed every four years about the amount of fluids they drank. Those who drank at least 2.5 liters a day decreased their risk of bladder cancer by 24 percent...
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