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Posted by Manuela Boyle on 13 April 2021
Flax Seed
Current evidence suggests that flax may be associated with decreased risk of breast cancer. Flax demonstrates antiproliferative effects in breast tissue of women at risk of breast cancer and may protect against primary breast cancer. Mortality risk may also be reduced among those living with breast cancer.


Author:Manuela Boyle
Tags:NewsEvidence Based ResearchBreast Cancerfoods & cancer treatment


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