Published in Health and Medicine Week, July 18th, 2005
"Selenium (Se) is an essential trace mineral with known anticarcinogenic properties in humans. However, few studies have examined the association between Se nutrient status and risk of liver cancer," scientists writing in the International Journal of Cancer report.
"We conducted a nested case-control study comparing the Se content in toenail clippings of 166 individuals (154 men, 12 women) with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) to 394 healthy controls (360 men, 34 women) in Haimen City, China, where HCC is a leading cause of mortality," said L.C. Sakoda and colleagues, U.S. National...
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