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In Premenopausal Breast Cancer, Soy Reduces Fracture Risk

According to a new study, consuming soy-containing foods and maintaining a healthy weight can help pre- and perimenopausal survivors of breast cancer to reduce their risk of fractures. Survivors of breast cancer are at a significantly increased risk of osteoporosis-related fractures, largely due to a reduction in bone mineral density caused by estrogen deprivation therapies. In addition, chemotherapy or ablation of ovarian function can induce premature menopause among younger patients with breas...

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