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Study shows antioxidants speed-up the metastasis of malignant melanoma.


There is well-established evidence that free radicals can cause cancer so researchers had assumed that antioxidants, which destroy them, provide protection against the disease. Found in many nutritional supplements, antioxidants are widely marketed as a means of preventing cancer.  Now, a study from researchers at the University of Gothenburg has shown that antioxidants can double the rate of melanoma metastasis

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