Serum selenium and subsequent risk of cancer among Finnish men and women.

  title={Serum selenium and subsequent risk of cancer among Finnish men and women.},
  author={Paul Knekt and Arpo R J Aromaa and Jouni Maatela and Georg Alfthan and R K Aaran and Matti K. Hakama and Timo Hakulinen and Richard Peto and Lyly H I Teppo},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  volume={82 10},
The association between the serum selenium level and the subsequent incidence of cancer was investigated in a longitudinal study of 39,268 men and women participating in the Social Insurance Institution's Mobile Clinic Health Examination Survey in Finland. The baseline examinations, including the collection of blood samples, were performed in 1968-1972. During a median follow-up of 10 years, 1,096 new cancer cases were identified from the files of the Finnish Cancer Registry. Selenium… CONTINUE READING
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