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Various doses of soy isoflavones do not modify mammographic density in postmenopausal women

By Maskarinec et al. J. Nutr. 139: 98, 1-986, 2009 High mammographic densities confer a higher risk to develop breast cancer. Several studies have indicated that dietary and hormonal factors may modify breast density. Discussion exists sometimes if soy isoflavones may protect against breast cancer as a result of their antiestrogenic activity or could be […]

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Soy isoflavone supplementation elevates erythrocyte superoxide dismutase, but not plasma ceruloplasmin in postmenopausal breast cancer survivors

By DiSilvestro RA, Goodman J., Dy E., LaValle G. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment 89 (2005): 251-255. Soy isoflavones have been given considerable attention in regard to breast cancer, both for prevention and for increasing risk. Soy isoflavone antioxidant effects may help prevent breast cancer re-occurrence, but isoflavone estrogen-like actions may increase breast cancer risk. […]

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Soy isoflavones have a favorable effect on bone loss in Chinese postmenopausal women with lower bone mass: a double-blind, randomized, controlled trial

  By Chen YM, Ho SC, et al, Hong Kong, J. of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 88 (2003): 4740-4747 & Menopause 11 (2004), 246-254.; Chen YM, Ho SC, et al, Hong Kong, Beneficial effect of soy isoflavones on bone mineral content was modified by years since menopause, body weight, and calcium intake: a double-blind, randomized, […]

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