Dietary Supplements

Antioxidants & Treatment

Is it safe to take antioxidant supplements during chemotherapy and radiation therapy? Does this concern extend to foods containing high levels of antioxidants, such as an orange or orange juice, which contain a high amount of vitamin C? 

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Calcium & Prostate Cancer

My husband has prostate cancer. I recently read that a high calcium intake may cause prostate cancer. How high is too high? Should I be restricting his calcium intake?

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Folate & Cancer

Does folate play a role in preventing cancer?

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Herbs & Blood Clotting

Which herbs can affect blood clotting?

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Herbs & Chemotherapy

Can herbs interact with any of the chemotherapy drugs?

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