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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Title of Journal : ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES IN HEALTH AND MEDICINE
  • 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.