Soy Protects Against Breast Cancer

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BREAKING MEDICAL NEWS November 6, 2012

Soy Protects Against Breast Cancer

November 6, 2012

Higher levels of soy product consumption do not increase the risk of breast cancer recurrence and may in fact reduce the risk, compared with lower intakes, according to a review published this month. These findings are consistent with other studies showing a protective effect of soy products for survivors of breast cancer.

Magee PJ, Rowland I. Soy products in the management of breast cancer. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2012;15:586-591.

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