Breast cancer is not linked to acrylamide, commonly found in potato chips, bread", coffee, cereal and other fried, baked or roasted high-carbohydrate foods. Acrylamide is currently classified as a probable human carcinogen because, in high doses, it has been found to cause cancer in laboratory animals.

Recent finding: Women who consumed large amounts of foods that contain acrylamide did not increase their risk of developing breast cancer.

Important: Additional studies are needed to determine if acrylamide causes other cancers.

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