Vitamin C plays a role in controlling infections, healing, and is a powerful antioxidant that can neutralize free radicals. It is needed to make collagen, impotant for out various organ systems including the nervous system, immune system, bones, and blood vessels amongst others. The vitamin helps make several hormones and messengers used in the brain as well.
Low levels of Vitamin C have been correlated with numerous health conditions including Cervical cancer. Oral contraceptive pills in fact are known to lower vitamin C along with B vitamins, Magnesium, and Selenium. These are all important micronutrients for staying healthy.
In patients who supplement with CoQ10, an important energy and metabolism booster, showed a decrease in all cancers.
In fact lab studies showed that consuming bilberries, artichoke and curcumin together can stop tumor invasion and may help patients immune systems better fight off potential tumor growth.
Prolonged folate supplementation common in many supplements and most often used in prenatal care actually showed an increase in breast, colon and cervical cancer. So not all supplements necessarily should be continued for long periods of time without testing your levels to make sure they are in range.
Certain raw foods have protective effects on cancer we know: Organic apples, beets, cabbage, onions, radishes, and cauliflower for example.
High quality Medical gradeSupplement Resveratrol has been shown to block important cancer pathways and Lycopene has shown to help decrease incidences of prostate cancer.