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Colon and Rectal Cancer 

Glycine max; Glycine soja; Soy Isoflavones; Soy Protein; Soy Protein Extract; Soya; Soybean; Soybeans 

Cancer of the colon or rectum is often called colorectal cancer. The colon and the rectum are part of the large intestine, which is part of the digestive system. Tumors found in the colon or rectum may be benign (noncancerous) growths of tissue (polyps) or malignant cancerous growths of tissue that may spread to other parts of the body.

Soybeans (US) or Soya beans (UK) (Glycine max) are a high-protein legume (family Fabaceae) grown as food for both humans and livestock. The word soy is derived from the Japanese word shoyu (soy sauce/soya sauce).


Colorectal Cancer as related to Soy