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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