A 31-year-old member asked:
Can vitiamn b17 prevent and cure cancer? i heard that eating certain fruit seeds will prevent cancer? is this used for cancer patients?
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Dr. Lauren Stegmananswered
Radiation Oncology 29 years experience
No.: B17 is not a cancer cure nor is it a vitamin. It is another name for laetrile. There is no good evidence that it can prevent or cure cancer and it may have some toxic effects. Many cancer drugs do come from plants and other natural sources.
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