Phytoestrogens - Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (BCPP) - Photoestrogens and breast cancer
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Which are widely distributed in plants, are structurally similar to mammalian estrogens and can thus bind weakly to estrogen receptors (1). Both elevated concentrations of endogenous estrogen and hormonal therapy with estrogen for menopause are associated with an increased risk of. There is, however, a paradox concerning the epidemiology of breast cancer and the dietary intake of phytoestrogens that bind weakly to oestrogen receptors.