Soy and isoflavone consumption and risk of gastrointestinal cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis

  title={Soy and isoflavone consumption and risk of gastrointestinal cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={G. Tse and G. Eslick},
  journal={European Journal of Nutrition},
  • G. Tse, G. Eslick
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Nutrition
  • PurposeEvidence suggests that soy foods have chemoprotective properties that may reduce the risk of certain cancers such as breast and prostate cancer. However, data involving gastrointestinal (GI) have been limited, and the evidence remains controversial. This study aims to determine the potential relationship between dietary soy intake and GI cancer risk with an evaluation of the effects of isoflavone as an active soy constituent.MethodsRelevant studies were identified after literature search… CONTINUE READING
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