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Tuesday, April 3, 2007

Researchers report that Vitamin C may offer protection against stomach cancer

According to this article (linked below), Vitamin C may offer some protection against the development of stomach cancer by blocking the formation of certain carcinogenic compounds. Which, of course, is fantastic, particularly since, as the article also states, stomach cancer is the fourth most diagnosed form of cancer world wide.

Here's that article:

Vitamin C and possible protection from stomach cancer.

And here's the article on Vitamin Stuff (a two parter) that covers Vitamin C:

Vitamin C, part 1

Vitamin C, part 2

And here are some answers to general questions about Vitamin C:

Advantages of using Vitamin C

What Vitamin C is used for - problems and conditions,

How much Vitamin C should you take?

How much Vitamin C is too much to take in supplemental form?

Vitamin C - are there risks in using it as a supplement?

Do dietary sources provide enough Vitamin C to provide health benefits?

And...last but hopefully not least here's a short note from Vitamin Stuff on Vitamin C (and this one also relates to cancer as well) ---

Vitamin C, an antioxidant that may hold promise as a cancer fighter

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