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Chemopreventive Effects of Vitamin A (1992)

Title:

Chemopreventive Effects of Vitamin A

Key words:

Vitamin A, retinol, beta-carotene

Research Institution:

Yale University

Location:

Connecticut

Researcher:

Carrie A Redlich

Project Description:

Dr. Redlich investigated whether chemopreventive therapy with vitamin A might reduce both bronchial metaplasia and lung inflammation and prevent lung cancer in high risk populations. Mechanistic studies included investigating the effect of retinol and beta-carotene on cytokine biomarkers.

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