Selenium and prostate cancer: Systematic review and meta-analysis

Rachel Hurst, Lee Hooper, Teresa Norat, Rosa Lau, Dagfinn Aune, Darren C. Greenwood, Rui Vieira, Rachel Collings, Linda J. Harvey, Jonathan A. C. Sterne, Rebecca Beynon, Jelena Savović, Susan J. Fairweather-Tait

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Prostate cancer is a growing public health problem. Several human studies have shown a potentially protective effect of selenium, but the conclusions from published reports are inconsistent.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)111-122
Number of pages12
JournalAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2012


  • Adult
  • Diet
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Nails
  • Nutritional Status
  • Prostatic Neoplasms
  • Risk Factors
  • Selenium

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