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Contact: Peter Tarr
tarr@cshl.edu
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Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Are antioxidant-rich foods anti-cancer?

Caption: Drs. Tuveson and Chandel explain why eating foods rich in antioxidants, as well as taking antioxidant supplements, can actually promote cancer, rather than fight or prevent it, as conventional wisdom suggests.

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