Healthy Male Volunteers Needed
Research Study Details
The Influence of Selenium on Biomarkers of Prostate Cancer Risk
Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute researchers are trying to determine if selenium yeast and selenomethionine lower prostate-specific antigen levels (a protein produced by the prostate and found in higher levels in men with prostate cancer) and prevent other markers related to prostate cancer development.
What is required?
- Take over-the-counter selenium yeast supplements and selenomethionine or a placebo for twelve months
- Five visits to the General Clinical Research Center at Penn State
- Provide blood and urine samples
Study Dates, Times and Location
Study Available by Appointment?: Yes
Location: General Clinical Research Center at Noll Laboratory
Approximate Participant Study Length: 1 Year
Study visits are scheduled according to participant availability
Compensation: $35.00 per visit
This study has been approved by a Penn State Institutional Review Board (IRB). IRB Approval Number 23420