Saturday, December 25, 2010

Soy Prevent Breast Cancer Recurrence

A diet high in soy, the isoflavones, thought to reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence, especially in the survivors (survivors) of breast cancer.

The experts found the breast cancer survivors who have entered menopause and regularly consume isoflavones from soy, about 42.3 milligrams per day, have a lower risk of cancer recurrence than those who eat soy in smaller portions, ie, 15.2 mg per day.

Linkages between components of soy and breast cancer is unclear, but researchers believe that isoflavones affect levels of estrogen in the body. However, other studies show the opposite effect, isoflavones actually increase the risk of breast cancer.

According to data from the National Cancer Institute, United States, more than 12 percent of women born today will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her life. Experts suspect that one of them is influenced by diet.

The Americans rarely eat soy. Just 37 percent who consume soy foods or drinks several times a month. Meanwhile in Asia, a protein derived from soybeans into the daily diet.

For several years, the experts continue to explore the benefits of soy for health, particularly cancer. Previous research shows isoflavones from soy, namely genistein, could inhibit the effects of tamoxifen (hormone replacement therapy drug in menopausal women) and promote growth of estrogen positive resepstor.

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