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Recherche animale, Santé

17 - 11 - 2015

Colorectal cancer and vitamin C

According to a mouse study published in the journal Science, high doses of vitamin C could be effective against colorectal cancer. The vitamin c provided by 300 oranges per day for humans is equivalent to the doses used to prevent tumour growth in mice. At these very high concentrations, vitamin C is toxic to cancer cells.