|Soy slows growth
of prostate cancers
Animal studies now
suggest that soy cuts the growth and severity of prostate cancers by
inducing suicide in the cancer cells.
International Symposium on the Role of Soy in Preventing and Treating
Chronic Disease. Oct. 31–Nov. 3. Washington, D.C.
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University of Helsinki
Foklhälsan Research Center
Department of Clinical Chemistry
1543 Lincoln Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368
Harvard Medical School
Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center
Department of Surgery
Boston, MA 02215
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