The study looked at 1,033 men with inflammatory bowel disease and 9,306 men without the disease who acted as a control group.
The American clergyman who preached at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has undergone surgery for prostate cancer.
Eating dinner before 9 p.m. also had a similar protective effect when compared with eating the evening meal after 10 p.m.
It was found that unintended weight loss was linked with 10 types of cancer.
New European research, published this week in the International Journal of Cancer, has added to the growing body of evidence that coffee can have a protective effect against prostate cancer.
Men in their forties who undergo daily orgasm are less likely to develop prostate cancer, a study by Harvard Medical School claimed.