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Does beta carotene help fight cancer?

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Dr. David Hoffman
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
5 doctors agree

In brief: We don't know

Studies using beta carotene to prevent lung cancer in high-risk patients have been unsuccessful.
Chemoprevention of malignancies remains an area of active investigation.

In brief: We don't know

Studies using beta carotene to prevent lung cancer in high-risk patients have been unsuccessful.
Chemoprevention of malignancies remains an area of active investigation.
Dr. David Hoffman
Dr. David Hoffman
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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Apparently not.

According to studies, it seems that high doses of these supplements are associated with lung cancer in smokers.
Supplements may increaese the risk of prostate cancer. Its main benefit is in being converted to retinol or vitamin a which prevents night blindness.

In brief: Apparently not.

According to studies, it seems that high doses of these supplements are associated with lung cancer in smokers.
Supplements may increaese the risk of prostate cancer. Its main benefit is in being converted to retinol or vitamin a which prevents night blindness.
Dr. Joseph Woods
Dr. Joseph Woods
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