lung cancer

Sunshine Vitamin Ups Cancer Survival: Vitamin D found to play a role in lung cancer progression

Getting enough vitamin D may be a matter of life or death, according to a new study that suggests it plays an important role in surviving lung cancer. Researchers found that the lung cancer patients with high intake who had surgery during the summer were more than twice as likely to be alive five years [...]

Sunshine Vitamin Ups Cancer Survival: Vitamin D found to play a role in lung cancer progression 2015-09-09T13:49:28+00:00

The E Factor: Gamma-tocopherol, form of vitamin E, has anticancer power

The form of vitamin E found in many plant seeds might halt the growth of prostate and lung cancer cells, according to a Purdue University study. A team led by Qing Jiang has found that gamma-tocopherol, which occurs naturally in walnuts, pecans, sesame seeds, and in corn and sesame oils, inhibits the proliferation of lab-cultured [...]

The E Factor: Gamma-tocopherol, form of vitamin E, has anticancer power 2018-02-15T15:53:09+00:00

Can vitamin A prevent lung disease?

While studying the relationship between vitamin A and lung inflammation, researchers at Kansas State University made a surprising discovery — they found a link between vitamin A, cigarette smoke and emphysema, a lung disease found primarily in smokers. Richard Baybutt, associate professor of Human Nutrition, said the discovery was accidental, but that given its implications, [...]

Can vitamin A prevent lung disease? 2018-02-15T15:53:12+00:00

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