Melanoma: More evidence that antioxidants speed up tumor spread

Source: Medical News Today, December 2018

New research evidence backs up previous findings that taking antioxidant supplements can speed up the spread of the deadliest form of skin cancer.

Researchers at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden have added new data to a study of the effects of antioxidants on malignant tumordevelopment.

In earlier work with human cancertissue and mouse models, the researchers demonstrated that antioxidants could hasten the development of lung cancer and accelerate the spread of malignant melanoma, an uncommon but invasive form of skin cancer.

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