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URO TODAY: Taking anti-oxidant vitamins and selenium supplement do not reduce the incidence and mortality of prostate cancer, according to a new study in China. READ MORE>

These data provide no support for the use of these supplements for the prevention of prostate cancer.

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CLEVELAND CLINIC: Two large trials of screening with prostate-specific antigen measurements came to seemingly opposite conclusions. READ MORE>

Prostate cancer is extremely common but causes death in only a minority of men in whom it develops, facts that raise issues regarding screening and treatment morbidity.

A large trial of selenium and vitamin E found that these agents have no value as preventive agents.

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JULY 18: URO TODAY: Selenium is known as a prostate cancer protector: a new US research looks at its effects. READ MORE>

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JUNE 27:  EUREKALERT.ORG: Higher selenium levels in the blood may worsen prostate cancer in some men who already have the disease, according to a study by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute the University of California, San Francisco. READ MORE>

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MAY 29: NEW PROSTATE CANCER INFO-LINK: Researchers have reviewed a variety of prostate cancer prevention strategies, including use of 5α-reductase inhibitors, statins (a class of compounds used to reduce cholesterol), NSAIDs, selenium, vitamins E and D, lycopene, allium vegetables (garlic, scallions, onions, chives, and leeks), soy/isoflavones, and green tea polyphenols. READ MORE>

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NATURAL PRODUCTS: A combination therapy of vitamin E, selenium and soy does not prevent the progression from high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (HGPIN) to prostate cancer, according to new research from Canada. READ MORE>

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NEW YORK TIMES: Eating red meat most days of the week increases the chances of getting prostate cancer, say studies reported in this article. In the large Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial, among the 35,534 men in the study, those who consumed at least three servings of fish a week had half the risk of advanced prostate cancer compared with men who rarely ate fish. READ MORE>

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PROSTATE RUMINATE:  Green vegetables, such as broccoli and cabbage, help the safe, natural treatment for melanoma and other cancers, particularly when combined with selenium. This is primarily because compounds within the vegetables block the Akt3 protein, an action which in turn, inhibits the growth of the tumour. READ MORE>

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