Antioxidants don't lower cancer risk, study finds

12/31/2008 | MSNBC

Harvard researchers say results of the Women's Antioxidant Cardiovascular Study show that taking beta carotene, vitamin C, vitamin E or a combination of supplements doesn't significantly reduce the risk of cancer. The trial, which followed 7,627 women over an average of 9.4 years, also found little difference in death rates from cancer.

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