Scientists believe that two forms of vitamin E – gamma and delta-tocopherols – found in soybean, canola and corn oils as well as nuts do prevent colon, lung, breast and prostate cancers while the alpha tocopherols found in vitamin E supplements provide no such protection.
- Vitamin E in diet protects against many cancers Mon, 23 Apr 2012, 18:22:23 EDT
- No protective effect on cancer from long-term vitamin E or vitamin C supplementationSun, 16 Nov 2008, 13:57:08 EST
- Regular use of vitamin and mineral supplements could reduce the risk of colon cancerFri, 3 Feb 2012, 16:37:29 EST
- Vitamin E, selenium and soy in combination does not prevent prostate cancerSun, 26 Apr 2009, 9:25:21 EDT
- Supplementation with vitamin E or selenium does not reduce risk of prostate cancerTue, 9 Dec 2008, 16:34:46 EST