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Vitamin C Halts Growth of Aggressive Forms of Colorectal Cancer in Preclinical Study

Vitamin C Halts Growth of Aggressive Forms of Colorectal Cancer in Preclinical Study

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High levels of vitamin C kill certain kinds of colorectal cancers in cell cultures and mice, according to a new study. The findings suggest that scientists could one day harness vitamin C to develop targeted treatments.

Antioxidant Use May Promote the Spread of Cancer

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A team of scientists has made a discovery that suggests cancer cells benefit more from antioxidants than do normal cells, raising concerns about the use of dietary antioxidants by patients with cancer.

Despite Promise, Vitamin D and Calcium Do Not Reduce Colorectal Cancer Risk

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Dietary supplementation with vitamin D and/or calcium after removal of precancerous colorectal adenomas (polyps) does not reduce risk of developing future adenomas.

ASTRO: Men's Health Supplements Not Helpful for Prostate Cancer

ASTRO: Men's Health Supplements Not Helpful for Prostate Cancer

No reduction in risk of distant metastasis, cancer-related deaths, radiation-linked adverse effects were connected to the use of men's health supplements (MHSs).

Omega-3 fatty acids may improve treatment and quality of life in cancer patients

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The addition of omega-3 fatty acids to antitumor medications may improve treatment response and improve quality of life for cancer patients.

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