eISSN: 1897-4309
ISSN: 1428-2526
Contemporary Oncology
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SCImago Journal & Country Rank
5/1999
 
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abstract:

Vitamin C and cancer – a review

Dariusz Godlewski, Piotr Wojtyś, Przemysław Bury

Współcz Onkol (1999) 3 (5), 183-187
This article reviews published epidemiologic research on the association of vitamin C with cancer risk. Extremely strong and consistent inverse relationship exists between vitamin C intake and risk for cancer arrising from esophagus, stomach, colon, rectum, breast and cervics. Vitamin C prevents oxidative damage and inhibits the reaction of nitrosation.
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cancer, vitamin C, ascorbic acid, fruit, vegetable, antioxidants

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