Radiation Oncology/Supportive care/Diet

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Diet Interventions in Radiation Oncology

Antioxidants[edit | edit source]

  • Naval Medical Center, San Diego; 2008 PMID 18505970 -- "Should supplemental antioxidant administration be avoided during chemotherapy and radiation therapy?" (Lawenda BD, J Natl Cancer Inst. 2008 Jun 4;100(11):773-83. Epub 2008 May 27.)
    • Literature review
    • Conclusion: Antioxidants during chemotherapy and radiation therapy should be discouraged, because of the possibility of tumor protection and reduced survival