Why Selenium Supplementation Increases Prostate Cancer Risk
March 12, 2014 Oakland, CA. Dennis R. Hill M.D. Medical Director of the HDR Prostate Brachytherapy Center and Radiation Oncologist at the Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland, CA continues his series on prostate cancer treatment options.
March 12, 2014 Oakland, CA- A new report (1) updating the previously reported Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT), was published online February 22, 2014 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. This analysis included an examination of whether the baseline selenium level had any impact on the development of prostate cancer.
The SELECT trial began in 2001 as a placebo-controlled trial in which more than 35,000 men…