Are soy products recommended for those with a family history of breast cancer?

Soy and cancer. There is no specific recommendations regarding nutritional supplements (ie, soy) and cancer. Remember that there is little to no control over safety or efficacy of nutritional supplements.
Controversial. This topic is controversial. Some believe that the estrogen found in soy products increase the risk of breast cancer. The data is unclear on this.

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