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  1. Health and Nutrition News

  2. Nov 6, 2012

Soy Protects Against Breast Cancer

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.


  1. 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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