Vitamin A in Cancer

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Taufiq Ahmad Mufti
Abdul Basir

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fifty biopsy proven cancer cases were studied after excluding liver and kidney disorders for changes in lipid metabolism with special reference to fasting retinol and B-corotene. Signifciant changes in serum B carotene and vitamin A were observed between controls and different groups of male and female cases, in adenocarcinoma changes were quite marked. Serum retinol was 25.37 ug/dl and B carotene was 37.96ug/dl as comapred with control 39.9ug/dl and 54.3ug/dl respectively.

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Mufti TA, Basir A. Vitamin A in Cancer. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2011 Sep. 21 [cited 2022 Jul. 7];15(2). Available from: https://www.jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/737
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