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Large Doses of Vitamin C Can Boost Cancer Treatment

Infusing brain and lung cancer patients with 800 to 1,000 times the daily recommended amount (60 mg/day for adults) of vitamin C improved the outcomes of standard cancer treatments in recent clinical trials and was found to extend survival, according to researchers from the University of Iowa. The vitamin works

Vaccines That Fight Cancer

Cancer fighting vaccines currently in use are of two types: preventive and therapeutic. Preventive cancer vaccines are aimed at cancer-causing viruses such human papilloma­virus, which can cause a number of cancers, including cervical, anal, and penile. There are also several types of hepatitis B (HBV) vaccines that guard against liver cancer.
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Newsbriefs: Hormone Therapy, Fall-Related Deaths; Brain Cancer

Hormone Therapy Boosts Mood, but Not Memory
Recent research suggests that there’s no difference in memory performance between women who take hormone therapy at menopause and those who do not. However, certain types of hormone medications may help alleviate feelings of anxiety and depression common during menopause, ac-cording to a study

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