Low selenium intake increases cancer risk

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

This cancer study involving more than 39.000 men and women investigated the association between blood selenium levels and the incidence of cancer. Low selenium levels were associated with cancers of the stomach and lung in men. For more details, please see the study.
Knekt P, Aromaa A, Maatela J, Alfthan G, Aaran RK, Hakama M, Hakulinen T, Peto R, Teppo L. Serum selenium and subsequent risk of cancer among Finnish men and women. J Natl Cancer Inst. 1990 May 16;82(10):864-8.


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