A 50-year-old female asked:
theres been talk linking soy to breast cancer. i eat low amounts of soy (edamame, miso soup etc) . im peri menopausal. is there concern?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Ralph Boling answered
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Low amounts: don't likely change your risk of breast cancer. Large amounts, possibly. Lifetime risk of breast caner is 1/9, so yearly checkups and mammograms are important. Family history/genetics may increase the risk as well.
Answered on Jan 7, 2020
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