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Decreased risk of colorectal cancer linked with higher selenium levels

December 18, 2014 | By Kevin Holmes

An essential micronutrient for human health, foods such as brazil nuts, shellfish, red meat and offal are rich in selenium. According to the National Institutes of Health, selenium plays roles in reproduction, thyroid hormone metabolism and DNA syntheses, and has protective benefits against oxidative damage and infection. Low selenium intake has been associated with increased risk […]

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Arkansas Cancer Summit XVI

December 4, 2014 | By Kevin Holmes

Cancer has touched the lives of virtually every family in Arkansas.  The Arkansas Cancer Coalition (ACC) is a network of over 1,000 cancer control stakeholders from across the state working collectively to reduce, and ultimately eliminate, the burden of cancer for every Arkansan.  Progress is being made.  Education, early screening and detection and improved treatment […]

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