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Cancer treatment

Patients with advanced cancers of the stomach, bronchus, colon, ovary or breast were treated with ascorbate. The purpose of the study was to determine if the survival times differ with respect to the organ affected by the cancer.

Variables.

  1. Survival: Survival time (in days)
  2. Organ: Organ affected by the cancer

Reference. Cameron, E. and Pauling, L. (1978) ``Supplemental ascorbate in the supportive treatment of cancer: re-evaluation of prolongation of survival times in terminal human cancer.'' Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, USA.


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