- In women with selenium deficiency, which in Poland constitute one third of the general female population, supplementation of this element allows for a tenfold reduction in mortality, regardless of the cause - said in an interview for TVP3 Szczecin, Prof. Jan Lubiński, head of the Department of Genetics and Pathomorphology of the Medical University of Szczecin and the International Center for Hereditary Cancer, summarizing the results of research conducted at the university for three years. Studies have shown the importance of selenium in the prevention and support of the treatment of breast cancer.
This does not mean, however, that patients should take selenium without first consulting a doctor.
- First, we determine who is really in need, who belongs to the group with a deficiency, and who has a surplus of selenium. One-third of women have defic...
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