Selenium & Vitamin E in Prostate Cancer Treatment

The National Institutes of Health and a network of researchers have launched the largest prostate cancer prevention study ever to determine whether dietary supplements – Selenium and Vitamin E – can protect against prostate cancer.   Dr. Lori Minasian, chief of the Community Oncology and Prevention Trials Research Group at the National Cancer Institute, and Dr. Lucile Adams-Campbell, director of Howard University Cancer Center, discuss cancer prevention and the impetus for the 12-year study.   (2501)