Supplementing with A, C and E vitamins may reduce colon cancer risk. Patients using multivitamins are associated with a 24 – 30% lower risk of colon cancer. Even when other factors were taken into account, the results remained significant. The research is based on data from 13 cohort studies over 650,000 participants. Multivitamin use was associated with a lower cancer risk. Vitamin C and E are able to break free radical chain reactions.
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