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- Finley, John W.; Davis, Cindy D.; Feng, Yi
- Journal of nutrition 2000 v.130 no.9 pp. 2384
- dietary minerals; selenium; dietary nutrient sources; broccoli; anticarcinogenic activity; fortified foods; colorectal neoplasms; seleno amino acids; rats; animal disease models; chemoprevention; nutritional intervention
- ... Colon cancer is the third most common newly diagnosed cancer in the United States and the third most common cause of cancer-related deaths. Previous supplementation studies have demonstrated the efficacy of selenium (Se) for prevention of colon cancer in humans. The metabolism of Se depends on its chemical form, and studies have shown that the chemical form of Se in broccoli does not accumulate in ...