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Frequently Asked Questions

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Following are questions that have been asked by visitors to the UW Health website and answered by registered dietitians from the UW Carbone Cancer Center. Click on the question for the answer.


Q: My family has a history of estrogen receptor-positive (ER+) breast cancer. Could eating soy or taking soy supplements reduce my risk of breast cancer?


Q: Is tumor growth slowed by eating an alkaline (high pH) diet?


Q: Does sugar feed cancer cells?