1 Mar 2021

Vitamin C is able to penetrate cancerous tumours

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:21 pm on 1 March 2021

World-first research from Otago University has found that vitamin C is absorbed and retained in cancerous tumours, which could lead to potential therapies for patients using the vitamin

Researchers decided to look at how vitamin C impacts on cancer cells after years of many anecdotal accounts of the beneficial role of vitamin C in both the prevention and treatment of cancer.

Associate Professor Gabi Dachs explains the significance of their research to Wallace.

University of Otago Associate Professor Gabi Dachs

University of Otago Associate Professor Gabi Dachs Photo: Supplied

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