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Biologic Effects of Flaxseed in Patients with Breast Cancer (1996)

Title:

Biologic Effects of Flaxseed in Patients with Breast Cancer

Key words:

flaxseed

Research Institution:

University of Toronto

Location:

Canada

Researcher:

Lilian U Thompson

Project Description:

In this intervention study, Dr. Thompson investigated the effect of dietary flaxseed (baked in a muffin) in postmenopausal women with breast cancer, and evaluated levels of plasma sex hormones, urinary lignan excretion and tumor growth as markers of any influence flaxseed may have to inhibit breast cancer.

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