Selenium and Breast Cancer

Higher selenium blood levels are associated with improved breast cancer survival rates. The 10-year survival rate was 65.1% in women with the lowest selenium blood level. The 10-year survival rate in women with the highest selenium blood level was 86.7%. A previous study found that higher selenium levels were linked to improved five-year survival rates in women with breast cancer. The current study clued 10-year survival rates in 538 women from the prior study. If you would like to know more about preventive medicine give us a call or contact us on our web page.


Gerald M. Parker, D.O. Gerald M. Parker, D.O. Dr. Parker has been practicing as a Doctor of Osteopathy for over 30 years in the Amarillo area. He specializes in treating allergies, atherosclerosis, hormones, pain, obesity, and strokes. Dr. Parker has had ample training in the field of stem cell therapy and completed module I and II workshops by the American Academy of Stem Cell Physicians. He is a member of various organizations, including the American Osteopathic Association, American Osteopathic College of Pain Management and Sclerotherapy, American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, and American College of Regenerative Medicine. He's received recognition as a Physician of the Year by the National Republican Congressional Committee’s Physician’s Advisory Board and is on Marquis’ “Who’s Who in the World” and “Who’s Who in Medicine” list. Dr. Parker has shared his expertise on TV shows, such as “The Today Show,” and “That’s Incredible.”

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