New study finds soy is safe, beneficial for breast cancer survivors
"The pros and cons of soy for breast cancer patients have been debated for years.
Now, research involving more than 6,200 breast cancer survivors finds that those who ate the most soy had a lower risk of death from all causes during the nearly 10-year follow-up period.
"We didn't find any harmful effects of women diagnosed with breast cancer consuming soy in terms of mortality," said study leader Dr. Fang Fang Zhang, an assistant professor of epidemiology at Tufts University's Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy in Boston."
Written by Kathleen Doheny for HealthDay
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