breast cancer

  1. Nelson Vergel

    Review: Plant-Based Estrogen Effects Still Not Understood

    "... there are areas where phytoestrogens do show promise, the team emphasized. For example, in breast cancer, a 2013 analysis of 40 randomized controlled trials, 11 uncontrolled trials, and 80 observational studies led to the conclusion that soy consumption may be associated with reduced risk...
  2. Nelson Vergel

    Zeranol Use in Meat and Breast Cancer

    The synthetic compound zeranol is a potent nonsteroidal growth promoter that mimics many of the effects of estradiol. Zeranol is used extensively in the United States and Canada to promote rapid and more efficient growth rates in animals used as sources of meat A series of studies examined...
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