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Is Soy Healthy for Breast Cancer Survivors?

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Dr. Vandana Abramson, a medical oncologist at the Vanderbilt Breast Center, addresses the concern many have with soy products. She does not advise her patients to stay away from soy products, but she does encourage a well balanced diet.

Study Links Soy Foods to Lower Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence and Death

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

Nashville, Tenn.– Researchers at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, led by Xiao-ou Shu, M.D., Ph.D., professor of Medicine, have found that a higher intake of soy foods was associated with a lower risk of death and breast cancer recurrence among breast cancer patients in China. The study was published in the December 9 issue of JAMA. There […]