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Mayo Clinic: Flaxseed no cure for hot flashes during breast cancer or menopause
Date:6/5/2011

CHICAGO -- ASCO Abstract #CRA9015. Flaxseed provides no benefit in easing hot flashes among breast cancer patients and postmenopausal women, according to a Mayo Clinic and North Central Cancer Treatment Group (NCCTG) study. The randomized, placebo-controlled study was conducted on 188 women between October and December 2009 and found no statistically significant difference in mean hot flash scores between women taking flaxseed and those taking a placebo. Preliminary data published in 2007 by Mayo Clinic investigators suggested consuming 40 grams of crushed flaxseed daily might help manage hot flashes.

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The researchers presented their new findings during the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting in Chicago.

"Hot flashes are a common symptom during the menopause transition or following breast cancer treatment," says Sandhya Pruthi, M.D., of Mayo Clinic's Breast Diagnostic Clinic and a researcher with NCCTG. "While our preliminary data from our 2007 pilot study showed a reduction in hot flashes associated with the consumption of ground flaxseed, our new study did not result in a significant decrease in hot flashes with eating flaxseed compared to placebo."

Dr. Pruthi says patients shouldn't give up flaxseed if they e
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