Zinc Supplementation May Prevent Breast Cancer

A new Canadian study concludes that supplementation of zinc in premenopausal women, and supplementation of a multiple vitamin, beta-carotene, vitamin C, vitamin E and zinc in postmenopausal women for 10 or more years may protect women from developing breast cancer.

Source: “Antioxidants and breast cancer risk – a population-based case-control study in Canada,” Pan SY, Zhou J, et al, BMC Cancer. 2011 Aug 24; 11(1): 372.