The Promise and Perils of Antioxidants for Cancer Patients

Chandel, N. S., Tuveson, D. A. (July 2014) The Promise and Perils of Antioxidants for Cancer Patients. New England Journal of Medicine, 371 (2). pp. 177-178. ISSN 0028-4793

DOI: 10.1056/NEJMcibr1405701


Reactive oxygen species (ROS) have been proposed to both accelerate and delay cancer initiation and progression. These conflicting outcomes may be explained by the multiple roles that ROS play during the evolution of cancer cells.

Item Type: Paper
Subjects: diseases & disorders > cancer
organs, tissues, organelles, cell types and functions > cell types and functions > cell functions > cell regulation > antioxidants
diseases & disorders > cancer > drugs and therapies
diseases & disorders > pulmonary disease > oxidative stress
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Communities: CSHL labs > Tuveson lab
Depositing User: Matt Covey
Date: 10 July 2014
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2014 16:17
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2014 16:17
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