Baseline Selenium Status and Effects of Selenium and Vitamin E Supplementation on Prostate Cancer Risk.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Journal of the National Cancer Institute (2014)

Keywords:

2014, March 2014, Public Health Sciences Division

Abstract:

The Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial found no effect of selenium supplementation on prostate cancer (PCa) risk but a 17% increased risk from vitamin E supplementation. This case-cohort study investigates effects of selenium and vitamin E supplementation conditional upon baseline selenium status.