Does Soy Protect Against Endometrial Cancer?
the MPR take:
A new study in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology has found no link between intake of soy foods and a reduced risk of endometrial cancer. The population-based prospective cohort study of 49,121 women ages 45–74 years found no link between higher consumption of total soy foods and the risk of endometrial cancer after adjustment for factors such as age, alcohol consumption, smoking, BMI, menopausal status, coffee consumption, and number of deliveries. These findings merit larger and more diverse studies, the authors note.
Researchers have found no evidence of a protective association between soy food and endometrial cancer risk, says a new study published (18 June) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The study defined short IPI as time from the immediate preceding birth to subsequent birth of the index pregnancy of <6 months, 6 to <12 months, and 12 to <18 months.
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