On the other hand, those who ate the most white meat were 15% less likely to get cancer.
"Here we show that eating white meat decreases your risk, and eating red meat increases it, by a small amount," senior author Dale Sandler told The New York Times. "If women reduced their consumption of red meat, it would reduce their risk for cancer."
Red meat has been previously linked with premature death.
Earlier this year, researchers from Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health said just half a serving per day of red meat was associated with a 10% increased risk in premature death.
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