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3 Popular Supplements Fall Short in Preventing Prostate Cancer: University Health Network Study


5/9/2011 7:23:43 AM

For some time it has been believed that vitamin E, selenium and soy were natural ways to prevent prostate cancer. However, a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology shows that these supplements do not provide any additional benefit when it comes to prostate cancer prevention. Dr. Neil Fleshner, head of the urology department at the University Health Network in Toronto led the study on 303 men. All the men chosen for the study were at high risk for prostate cancer as they already showed pre-cancerous cells.

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