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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Biocanina A

Biochanin A (BY-oh-KAH-nin)
An isoflavone found in soy products. Soy isoflavones (estrogen-like substances made by some plants) are being studied to see if they help prevent cancer.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.