Is Selenium Metabolism Necessary for Its Anticarcinogenic Activity?


At the Third International Selenium Symposium held in Beijing in 1984, I presented a talk entitled, “Susceptibility of Mammary Carcinogenesis in Response to Dietary Selenium Levels” (Ip 1987). Since the current lecture is going to discuss new developments from our laboratory in the past few years, including both published and unpublished data, a brief review and update of the Beijing presentation would be relevant to serve as background materials.


Cancer Chemoprevention Mammary Carcinogenesis Mammary Tumorigenesis Anticarcinogenic Activity Dietary Methionine 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Ip
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Breast SurgeryRoswell Park Memorial InstituteBuffaloUSA

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