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Could Vitamin C help treat cancer? – TVNZ

Posted in In the News on October 14th, 2014.

Sunday TVNZ‘s Ian Sinclair speaks to Dr. Andrew Miller and Prof. Margreet Vissers about Vitamin C and whether it could help in treating cancer.

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Otago University Professor Margreet Vissers has told the Sunday Programme Vitamin C is unlikely to provide a miracle cure. However it could be used alongside other therapies.

“We think Vitamin C is potentially another tool in the toolbox of anti-cancer treatments.”

Lab tests at Otago showed tumours with higher levels of Vitamin C were less aggressive and slower to grow than ones with lower levels of the vitamin.

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