Eunyoung Cho, ScD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, et al., completed a study titled "Dairy Foods, Calcium, and Colorectal Cancer: A Pooled Analysis of 10 Cohort Studies," published July 7, 2004 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute:

“Studies in animals have suggested that calcium may reduce the risk of colorectal cancer. We pooled the primary data from 10 cohort studies in five countries…

RESULTS: Milk intake was related to a reduced risk of colorectal cancer. CONCLUSION: Higher consumption of milk and calcium is associated with a lower risk of colorectal cancer.”

July 7, 2004