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Vitamin C

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Regular supplement use is associated with 40% reduced risk of noncardia gastric cancer, researchers report in October Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. Supplemental and dietary vitamin C were found to significantly lower risk of four tumor types (esophageal adenocarcinoma, gastric cardia adenocarcinoma, esophageal squamous cell carcinoma and noncardia gastric adenocarcinoma), Susan Mayne, Yale University, et al., report. Researchers find no link between multivitamins, risk of tumor type. Case-controlled study included 1,839 persons in Connecticut, New Jersey, Washington diagnosed with one of the four tumors. Subjects were asked about food consumption, supplementation patterns; research was supported by NCI grant...

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