Randomized trials of antioxidant supplementation for cancer prevention: first bias, now chance--next, cause.

@article{Gann2009RandomizedTO,
  title={Randomized trials of antioxidant supplementation for cancer prevention: first bias, now chance--next, cause.},
  author={Peter H. Gann},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2009},
  volume={301 1},
  pages={
          102-3
        }
}
IN 1996, A WAVE OF HOPE AROSE WHEN THE NUTRITIONAL Prevention of Cancer trial reported a 65% reduction in prostatecancerincidenceinmenreceivingseleniumsupplementation. This came only 2 years after the ATBC ( -Tocopherol, Beta Carotene) Cancer Prevention Trial had reporteda35%reduction inprostatecanceroccurrenceamong men taking vitamin E supplements. Suddenly, it appeared to make sense that this cancer could be prevented by bolstering antioxidant defenses in middle-aged and older men. Prostate… CONTINUE READING
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