Effects of Vitamin Treatment or Supplements with Purported Antioxidant Properties on Skin Cancer Prevention: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

  title={Effects of Vitamin Treatment or Supplements with Purported Antioxidant Properties on Skin Cancer Prevention: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials},
  author={Yoon Jung Chang and Seung Kwon Myung and Sung-Tae Chung and Yeol Kim and Eun-hyun Lee and Young-Jee Jeon and Chang-Hae Park and Hong Gwan Seo and Bong Yul Huh},
  pages={36 - 44}
Aims: To investigate the effect of vitamin treatment or supplements with purported antioxidant properties on the primary and secondary prevention of skin cancer using a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs). Methods: We searched PubMed, Embase and the Cochrane Library in June 2009. Among 398 articles searched, 11 articles on 10 RCTs were included in the final analysis. Results: In a fixed-effects meta-analysis of all 10 trials, vitamin treatment or supplements with purported… 

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