"We've all heard about the benefits of drinking tea, but a new study says drinking piping hot tea could increase your risk of esophageal cancer. That's according to the American Cancer Society. Dr foreign coming gar who was a co op. Author on the study spoke with Carolee Suzy Sali's main question of the study was whether drinking hot beverages, including hot tea. Increases the risk of SAFA. Jill every year over four hundred thousand people get this type of dancer. However, there was no prospective data. No, well, does perspective data in which the pitcher has been measured in this case study was very novel in that fifty thousand people. Enrolled in study who at the beginning did not have any cancer every person for every person, the t- temperature drinking was measured. So this was really the first time. Temperature measurements was done on fifty thousand people and those fifty thousand people have been followed for over ten years to see who gets this oppa Joe cantor. Who does not get SAFA? Joe here, sir. And as we predicted people who showed a strong preference for drinking hot tea has a higher risk of getting cancer. Is it just t- and not any other hot liquids like coffee? For example. We believe it is for any hot. People should not be too worried about drinking copy or anything like that. Because it's drinking very hot. The hot other liquid that causes. Official. So we're talking about having your T more than on this fifty degrees Fahrenheit. That's win the risk increases. Sometimes they did drink ten cups of tea Sistine clubs the that's really dangerous but drinking one Cup of coffee per day. Let's see at sixty degrees centigrade or fifty five degrees centigrade. That is what typically Americans do not increase the risk. So while this study showed that drinking very hot too. At copious amounts increases risk of esophageal cancer. People should not be too worried about drinking copy, particularly if they drink as reasonable temperatures. Okay. And so is it just because you know, with anything that's too hot. It's probably going to I guess burn your Asaf against to a certain extent. Maybe that causes long term damage is that how that works is the proposed mechanism. Yes. That's what's happening is that gonna burn off of it and tissue damage over an offer. It is it is it the risk of cancer in that tissue"