A-Caro; B-Caro; Lumitene
Prostate cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the prostate. The prostate is a gland in the male reproductive system located just below the bladder (the organ that collects and empties urine) and in front of the rectum (the lower part of the intestine). It is about the size of a walnut and surrounds part of the urethra (the tube that empties urine from the bladder). The prostate gland produces fluid that makes up part of the semen. Prostate cancer is f...
A vitamin A precursor. Beta carotene belongs to the family of fat-soluble vitamins called carotenoids.
Prostate Cancer as related to Beta-Carotene
- Supplemental and dietary vitamin E, beta-carotene, and …
Preventing prostate cancer. Taking beta-carotene supplements does not prevent prostate cancer in most men.
- Antioxidants and Cancer Prevention - National Cancer Institute
Antioxidants are substances that may protect cells from the damage caused by unstable molecules known as free radicals. Free radical damage may lead to cancer.
- Alpha-Tocopherol, Beta-Carotene (ATBC) Trial - National Cancer ...
Alpha-Tocopherol, Beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention (ATBC) Trial. In order to determine the long-term effects from vitamin supplements in smokers, ATBC researchers ...
- Prostate Cancer and Vitamin E - Mens Health: Health and ...
PARIS-Vitamin E lowered the incidence of prostate cancer by a third in a large study of smokers in Finland but beta carotene, a form of vitamin A, did ...
- Johns Hopkins - Brady Urological Institute- Prostate Cancer …
Johns Hopkins Department of Urology - Prostate Cancer Update. January 15, 2014: A Publication of the ... in beta carotene for prevention of lung cancer.
- Prostate cancer and vegetable consumption.
Prostate Cancer and Nutrition. Although nutrition plays a role in the development of prostate cancer, no specific diet can prevent or eradicate this disease.