JAMA article finds 4 yr mortality rates were 10.3% and 7.4% in low and high soya users and 4-year recurrence rates were 11.2% and 8.0% as well. There is a free maid service for breast cancer victims in certrain communities.
JAMA. 2009 Dec 9;302(22):2437-43.
Soy food intake and breast cancer survival.
Shu XO, Zheng Y, Cai H, Gu K, Chen Z, Zheng W, Lu W. abstract here
- Soya consisted of tofu, soy milk, fresh soy beans, and other soy products
- Results were similar in estrogen positive or negative or if on Tamoxifen
- High soya use was over 15.31 gm/day = 46 mls soy nuts, but benefits plateaued at a dose of 11 gm/day = 33 mls soy nuts (about 2 tablespoons); other conversions here
Also some suggestion soy helps prostate cancer:
Does high soy milk intake reduce prostate cancer incidence? The Adventist Health Study (United States)
Journal Cancer Causes and Control Issue Volume 9, Number 6 / December, 1998; Pages 553-557 Does high soy milk intake reduce prostate cancer incidence? The Adventist Health Study (United States); Bjarne K. Jacobsen1, Synnøve F. Knutsen2 and Gary E. abstract here
There is an organization called
Cleaning For A Reason
That can give free housecleaning/maid service to breast cancer victims. There is a group in Regina.
They can be accessed on the web at: