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National study finds vitamin E supplement may increase prostate cancer risk

Cleveland: Men who take a daily vitamin E supplement - a regimen once thought to reduce cancer risk – face an increased risk of prostate cancer, according to results of a large national study.

The finding comes from a report summarizing the latest results of the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT).… National study finds vitamin E supplement may increase prostate cancer risk   



Use of vitamin E associated with increased risk of prostate cancer

In a trial that included about 35,000 men, those who were randomized to receive daily supplementation with vitamin E had a significantly increased risk of prostate cancer, according to a study in the October 12 issue of JAMA.

“Lifetime risk of prostate cancer in the United States is currently estimated to be 16 percent.… Use of vitamin E associated with increased risk of prostate cancer   



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