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Vitamin C injections ease ovarian-cancer treatments (Nature News)

People with ovarian cancer who receive high-dose vitamin C injections are less likely to report toxic side effects from chemotherapy than people who had chemotherapy alone, according to the results of a small clinical trial.
The study, published today in Science Translational Medicine1, was too small to assess whether the combination of chemotherapy and vitamin C combats cancer better than chemotherapy alone. But accompanying work in mice suggests that the two treatments could be complementary.

Crystals of vitamin C in a polarizing microscope (250x magnification in A3) Doc. RNDr. Josef Reischig, CSc.


 

Vitamin C injections ease ovarian-cancer treatments (Nature News)

People with ovarian cancer who receive high-dose vitamin C injections are less likely to report toxic side effects from chemotherapy than people who had chemotherapy alone, according to the results of a small clinical trial.

The study, published today in Science Translational Medicine1, was too small to assess whether the combination of chemotherapy and vitamin C combats cancer better than chemotherapy alone. But accompanying work in mice suggests that the two treatments could be complementary.

Crystals of vitamin C in a polarizing microscope (250x magnification in A3) Doc. RNDr. Josef Reischig, CSc.



 





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    Wow. intresting.
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    Vitamin yang satu ini memang mempunyai role penting di dunia pengobatan. :)
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