Soy may raise risk of advanced prostate cancer

Soy is often hailed for its health benefits. But for men, eating soy and other foods rich in isoflavones may not be so favorable; it could increase the risk of advanced prostate cancer. However, when it comes to the risk of non-advanced prostate cancer — that is, cancer that has not spread beyond the prostate gland — dietary isoflavones appear to have no significant influence. These are the findings of a new study recently published in the International Journal of Cancer. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the United States,…

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