Common Misconceptions about Cancer
Although most nutrition scientists agree with the idea that changes in the diet and lifestyle may reduce the risk of cancer, the value of micronutrients, including antioxidants, in cancer prevention or treatment remains controversial and the subject of extensive debate. As a result, a number of misconceptions concerning the value of supplementary
micronutrients exist among the general public and most health professionals. In an effort to reduce confusion, we will look at the facts behind some of these misconceptions.