A randomised double-blind controlled trial of oral soy supplements versus placebo for treatment of menopausal symptoms in patients with early breast cancer.

@article{MacGregor2005ARD,
  title={A randomised double-blind controlled trial of oral soy supplements versus placebo for treatment of menopausal symptoms in patients with early breast cancer.},
  author={Cameron A. MacGregor and Peter A Canney and Gregory K. Patterson and Rachel B. McDonald and Jim Paul},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  year={2005},
  volume={41 5},
  pages={708-14}
}
Menopausal symptoms are a major survivorship issue for patients treated for breast cancer. There are increasing concerns over the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in this setting and a growing consumer interest in "natural" therapies. It had been suggested that soy phyto-oestrogens might be beneficial in the treatment of menopausal symptoms. Seventy-two patients with a histologically confirmed pre-existing diagnosis of breast cancer who were having menopausal symptoms were randomised… CONTINUE READING