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Zinc Supplements May Increase the Incidence of Prostate Cancer (August 22, 2003)

Zinc Supplements May Increase the Incidence of Prostate Cancer According to results published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, researchers from the National Institutes of Health... Continue Reading

Alpha-Tocopherol and Beta-Carotene Supplementation: A Post-Intervention Follow-Up (August 22, 2003)

Alpha-Tocopherol and Beta-Carotene Supplementation: A Post-Intervention Follow-Up According to an article recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, alpha-tocopherol... Continue Reading

Pilot Study Suggests Lycopene Supplementation May Benefit Localized Prostate Cancer Patients, But More Research Needed (April 29, 2003)

Pilot Study Suggests Lycopene Supplementation May Benefit Localized Prostate Cancer Patients, But More Research Needed According to an article recently published in Experimental Biology and Medicine,... Continue Reading

Updated Analysis Suggests Selenium's Anticancer Effects Limited to Patients with Low Selenium Levels (April 29, 2003)

Updated Analysis Suggests Selenium's Anticancer Effects Limited to Patients with Low Selenium Levels According to an article recently published in Cancer, Epidemiology, Biomarkers, & Prevention,... Continue Reading

Preoperative Supplementation Improves Results of Surgery in Colorectal Cancer Patients (April 22, 2003)

Preoperative Supplementation Improves Results of Surgery in Colorectal Cancer Patients According to an article recently published in the journal Surgery, presurgical supplementation with arginine,... Continue Reading

Fish Oil Appears Ineffective for Anorexia/Cachexia in Advanced Cancer Patients (April 22, 2003)

Fish Oil Appears Ineffective for Anorexia/Cachexia in Advanced Cancer Patients According to an article recently published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, fish oil does not appear effective... Continue Reading

Prostate Cancer Patients Appear Not to Experience Genetic Damage from Soy Isoflavones (April 3, 2003)

Prostate Cancer Patients Appear Not to Experience Genetic Damage from Soy Isoflavones According to an article recently published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, soy isoflavones... Continue Reading

Folate May Reduce Increased Risk of Breast Cancer Resulting from Alcohol Consumption (March 21, 2003)

Folate May Reduce Increased Risk of Breast Cancer Resulting from Alcohol Consumption According to an article recently published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, high blood levels... Continue Reading

Vitamin E Supplementation may Reduce Neurotoxicity Associated with Platinol® (cisplatin) (March 3, 2003)

Vitamin E Supplementation may Reduce Neurotoxicity Associated with Platinol® (cisplatin) According to a recent article published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, supplementation with... Continue Reading

High Dietary Folate and Low Alcohol Consumption Linked to Lower Colorectal Cancer (January 23, 2003)

High Dietary Folate and Low Alcohol Consumption Linked to Lower Colorectal Cancer According to an article recently published in the International Journal of Cancer, a diet rich in folate, including... Continue Reading

Intake of Dietary Antioxidants Does Not Appear to Reduce the Risk of Squamous Cell Skin Cancer (January 15, 2003)

Intake of Dietary Antioxidants Does Not Appear to Reduce the Risk of Squamous Cell Skin Cancer A study published in the January 2003 issue of the International Journal of Cancer reported that... Continue Reading

Addition of Calcitriol to Taxotere® may Improve Survival in Advanced Prostate Cancer (January 15, 2003)

Addition of Calcitriol to Taxotere® may Improve Survival in Advanced Prostate Cancer According to a recent article in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, the addition of calcitriol may enhance... Continue Reading

Poison Control Center Data Suggests Dietary Supplements Can Produce Serious Side Effects (January 14, 2003)

Poison Control Center Data Suggests Dietary Supplements Can Produce Serious Side Effects A recent article in the January 2003 issue of The Lancet calls attention to the potential side effects... Continue Reading

Parental Use of Some Medications Associated with Increased Incidence of Childhood Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (October 11, 2002)

Parental Use of Some Medications Associated with Increased Incidence of Childhood Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia According to a recent article published in the journal Cancer, parental use of some... Continue Reading

Vitamin Supplementation During Pregnancy Decreases Incidence of Neuroblastoma in Children (August 28, 2002)

Vitamin Supplementation During Pregnancy Decreases Incidence of Neuroblastoma in Children According to a recent article in the journal Epidemiology, women who supplement with daily vitamins and... Continue Reading

High-Dose Calcitriol plus Taxotere® Produces Significant Anti-Cancer Responses in Prostate Cancer (July 15, 2002)

High-Dose Calcitriol plus Taxotere® Produces Significant Anti-Cancer Responses in Prostate Cancer According to results presented at the 38th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical... Continue Reading

Soy Phytoestrogens Do Not Alleviate Hot Flashes in Postmenopausal Women Treated for Breast Cancer (March 22, 2002)

Soy Phytoestrogens Do Not Alleviate Hot Flashes in Postmenopausal Women Treated for Breast Cancer According to a recent article in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, soy phytoestrogens appear to... Continue Reading

Adenosine Triphosphate Improves Nutritional Status of Advanced NSCLC Patients (March 13, 2002)

Adenosine Triphosphate Improves Nutritional Status of Advanced NSCLC Patients According to a study recently published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, adenosine 5′-triphosphate (ATP)... Continue Reading

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