On Evidence for Preventive Significance of Dietary Supplementation

  • Joseph C. Arcos
  • Mary F. Argus
  • Yin-tak Woo

Abstract

Chapter 4 and Sections III and IV of the present chapter review the tumor inhibitory and/or carcinogenesis chemopreventive effects in experimental animals of certain vitamins and minerals, in particular vitamin A-like compounds (retinoids and carotenoids), vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin D3 (as 1,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol), selenium, calcium, and copper.

Keywords

Adenocarcinoma Selenium Carotenoid Riboflavin Retinoid 

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Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Boston 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph C. Arcos
    • 1
    • 2
  • Mary F. Argus
    • 1
    • 2
  • Yin-tak Woo
    • 1
  1. 1.U.S. Environmental Protection AgencyWashingtonUSA
  2. 2.Tulane University School of MedicineNew OrleansUSA

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