Antioxidant Beta-Carotene Use Safe During Radiation Treatment for Prostate Cancer, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Study

Published: Jun 01, 2012

Despite past safety concerns, the antioxidant supplement beta-carotene, is safe to use during radiation therapy treatments for prostate cancer and does not increase the risk of prostate cancer death or metastases, according to a study in the May issue of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology•Biology•Physics, the official scientific journal of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).

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