Beta carotene confusion

April 2000
Science Teacher;Apr2000, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p17
Academic Journal
Reports on findings of researchers from the Harvard Medical School that long-term beta carotene supplementation does not appear to affect the development of a first nonmelanoma skin cancer, including basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas. Lack of significant evidence of beneficial or harmful effects of beta carotene on nonmelanoma skin cancer by smoking status.


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