Phytoestrogens: Fact or fiction?

Lisa A. King, Bruce R. Carr

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While proof of estrogen's benefits for menopausal women is readily available, fears about cancer remain and some women refuse this treatment. Phytoestrogens, soy-based proteins, may become an acceptable alternative in the future, but for now the authors advise that they be used with caution due to the lack of data surrounding them.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)49-66
Number of pages18
JournalContemporary Ob-Gyn
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing
  • Maternity and Midwifery


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