Dietary isoflavones may protect against prostate cancer in Japanese men.

@article{Nagata2007DietaryIM,
  title={Dietary isoflavones may protect against prostate cancer in Japanese men.},
  author={Yoshie Nagata and Tomoko Sonoda and Mitsuru Mori and Naoto Miyanaga and Koji Okumura and Ken Goto and Seiji Naito and Kiyohide Fujimoto and Yoshihiko Hirao and Atsushi Takahashi and Taiji Tsukamoto and Hideyuki Akaza},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={137 8},
  pages={1974-9}
}
We examined associations between nutritional and other lifestyle factors and the prevalence of prostate cancer in a case-control study of Japanese men. Two hundred patients and 200 age-matched controls (+/-5 y) were selected from 3 geographic areas of Japan. BMI, physical activity, occupation, family history of prostate cancer, and medical history were not associated with prostate cancer risk. Isoflavones and their aglycones (genistein and daidzein) were significantly associated with decreased… CONTINUE READING