Dietary intake of soy protein and tofu in association with breast cancer risk based on a case-control study.

@article{Kim2008DietaryIO,
  title={Dietary intake of soy protein and tofu in association with breast cancer risk based on a case-control study.},
  author={Mi Kyung Kim and Jin Hee Kim and Seok Jin Nam and Seungho Ryu and Guanghong Kong},
  journal={Nutrition and cancer},
  year={2008},
  volume={60 5},
  pages={
          568-76
        }
}
Soy food and its constituents may protect against breast cancer, but the association between soy intake and decreased breast cancer risk is inconsistent. We evaluated the relationship between breast cancer risk and the dietary intake of soy protein as measured by total soy food and tofu intake. Histologically confirmed cases (n = 362) were matched to controls by age (within 2 yr) and menopausal status. High soy protein intake was associated with reduced breast cancer risk in analyses adjusted… CONTINUE READING
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