Ascorbic-acid Treatment for Progressive Bone Metastases After Radiotherapy: A Pilot Study


Kiziltan H. Ş. , Bayir A. G. , Demirtaş M., Meral I., Taşpınar O., Eris A. H. , ...More

ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES IN HEALTH AND MEDICINE, vol.20, pp.16-20, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Journal Name: ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES IN HEALTH AND MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.16-20

Abstract

Context Researchers have reported improved survival rates for patients with cancer when 10-75 g of vitamin C (ascorbic acid, or AA) is administered intravenously. AA exhibits a cytotoxic effect upon entering a cancer cell.