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Implications for practice and research
■ Clinicians should inform patients that vitamin E significantly increased the risk of prostate cancer among healthy men, and should be avoided.
■ Extended follow-up of common doses of vitamins and supplements may reveal new and critically significant findings.
The lifetime risk for prostate cancer in the USA is currently estimated to be 16%. The objective of this study was to determine the long-term effect of vitamin E and selenium on the risk of prostate cancer in healthy men who had participated in the …
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