Vitamin C helps stop cancer from spreading, according to new study

Vitamin C may be even better for you than we thought. According to research, it may help stop cancer from spreading.

We're talking about the natural stuff, though. There are higher doses of vitamin C in oranges, and the same goes for kale and peppers -- and they're a lot more effective than the pills.

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Pain in the front of the neck, sometimes going up to the ears

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The controversy comes when scientists talk about using vitamin C IVs, which would mean getting 500 times more than you'd get through eating. Those pushing for vitamin C as a cancer treatment explain it's cheap, natural and non-toxic. They've been studying this for over 40 years, and they're getting closer to approval.

However, even proponents say vitamin C alone isn't going to replace treatment like chemotherapy.

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