Although traditonally, cancer has been fought with the usual armamentarium cheomotherapy and high dosages of directed radiation, lately there has been more attention devoted to combatting cancer through [nutritive] means. In particular, certain phytochemicals including some vitamins, some minerals, and a wide range of bioactive nutrients have been found useful in the physiological battle against cancer. Often, these phytochemicals can be used as a first line of therapeutic defense against cancer before chemotherapy and radiation treatment is commenced.
Author keywords: Phytochemicals ; cancer ; vitamins ; minerals ; botanicals
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