Multivitamins, Men and Cancer: New Study Shows Small Benefit

Posted on 10/17/2012 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthThe first major study of long-term daily multivitamin use by nearly 15,000 older men found that it has a modest effect in reducing overall cancer but not, unfortunately, in lowering the risk for prostate cancer. The study was published online today in the Journal of the American Medical Association, to coincide with the American Association for Cancer Research meeting in Anaheim. Multivitamins are the most common dietary supplement, regularly taken by at least one-third of U.S. adults. Although there has …