What’s new in the field of prostate cancer chemoprevention?
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- Mahal, K., Hernandez, J., Basler, J.W. et al. Curr Oncol Rep (2004) 6: 237. doi:10.1007/s11912-004-0055-9
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Chemoprevention trials for several malignancies are completed, planned, or underway. Prostate cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer and understandably has received considerable recent attention as a potential target for chemoprevention. This article examines chemoprevention trials for prostate cancer, including the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial, Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial, and cyclooxygenase inhibitors in the prevention of prostate cancer.