Evaluation of soy phytoestrogens for the treatment of hot flashes in breast cancer survivors: A North Central Cancer Treatment Group Trial.

@article{Quella2000EvaluationOS,
  title={Evaluation of soy phytoestrogens for the treatment of hot flashes in breast cancer survivors: A North Central Cancer Treatment Group Trial.},
  author={Susan K Quella and Charles L Loprinzi and Debra L. Barton and James A. Knost and Jeff A. Sloan and Beth I Lavasseur and Debra K Swan and Karl Krupp and Kathy D. Miller and Paul J. Novotny},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2000},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={1068-74}
}
PURPOSE Hot flashes represent a significant clinical problem for some breast cancer survivors. Safe, effective treatment is needed for this prominent clinical problem. Although it has been shown that estrogen or progesterone replacement therapy can alleviate this problem, there are continued safety concerns regarding the use of hormonal therapies in these women. Based on anecdotal information, we hypothesized that soy-derived phytoestrogens, weak estrogen-like substances in the soybean that… CONTINUE READING