Antioxidant supplementation and cancer patients receiving curative-intent chemotherapy

Peter J Smith and Kathryn J Steadman
Med J Aust 2016; 204 (5): . || doi: 10.5694/mja15.01196
Published online: 21 March 2016

Much of the advice in the lay press regarding the benefits of antioxidants for people undergoing cancer treatment does not qualify or differentiate between curative and palliative cancer treatment or the type of cancer treatment involved.

  • Peter J Smith1
  • Kathryn J Steadman2

  • 1 Sunshine Coast Cancer Care Services, Nambour General Hospital, Nambour, QLD
  • 2 University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD

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