Selenium intake linked to reduced advanced prostate cancer

04/10/2013 | HealthDay News

U.S. researchers looked at nearly 60,000 55- to 69-year-olds and found that those with the highest concentration of selenium in their body were more than 60% less likely to develop advanced prostate cancer. Although the study showed a link between the cancer and selenium intake, it failed to prove a cause-and-effect relationship. The findings were presented at the American Association for Cancer Research meeting.

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