Cancer and Vitamin C (Oxidative Stress and Disease #48) (Hardcover)

Cancer and Vitamin C (Oxidative Stress and Disease #48) By Qi Chen (Editor), Margreet C. M. Vissers (Editor) Cover Image
By Qi Chen (Editor), Margreet C. M. Vissers (Editor)
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Vitamin C may offer significant therapeutic benefits in the treatment of cancer. This book includes chapters by a group of leading scientific researchers documenting the ways cancer can be affected by high doses of ascorbate. After an initial chapter providing a historical perspective, subsequent chapters focus on cancer cell death, reprogramming of somatic cells, recent case studies, and other ways vitamin C can improve outcomes of therapy.


Includes chapters from a team of leading international scholars

Reviews the history of beneficial uses of vitamin C in the treatment of cancer

Summarizes recent case studies

Discusses how vitamin C may synergistically affect other cancer treatment methods

About the Author

Qi Chen, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas, City, USA. Margareet C.M. Vissers, PhD, Research Professor, Department of Pathology and Biomedical Science at the University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780367858049
ISBN-10: 0367858045
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication Date: February 10th, 2020
Pages: 174
Language: English
Series: Oxidative Stress and Disease