High dietary phosphate intake may promote skin cancer formation

Wednesday, March 24, 2010 - 09:35 in Health & Medicine

A high dietary intake of phosphate promotes tumour formation in an animal model of skin cancer, researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have found. The results, published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research, suggest that a high intake of phosphates may promote tumour development and contribute to tumour growth in skin cancer, while restricting phosphate intake may help prevent cancer...

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