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Dietary Antioxidants and Transplacental Carcinogenesis (1987)

Title:

Dietary Antioxidants and Transplacental Carcinogenesis

Key words:

vitamin C, vitamin E, selenium, BHT, carcinogens

Research Institution:

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Location:

Texas

Researcher:

K. Lemone Yielding

Project Description:

Dr. Yielding sought to determine whether the consumption of antioxidants, such as the vitamins C and E, the mineral selenium, or the food additive BHT, can prevent the development of cancer during the long delay between exposure to a carcinogen and the actual appearance of the tumor.

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