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Got Cancer? Supplements May Be Dangerous

IF YOU HAVE CANCER, there is a reasonable chance that you are taking supplements. The use of dietary supplements in the United States is widespread. Many of my patients offer that their supplement use can lower their risk of cancer returning. But are they mistaken in their belief?

Here are the numbers — Among patients found to have breast, colorectal, or prostate cancer:




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Michael Hunter MD

Michael Hunter MD

I have degrees from Harvard, Yale, and Penn. I am a radiation oncologist in the Seattle area. You may find me regularly posting at

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