The Antioxidant Controversy in Cancer Care.
The question of the safety and efficacy and indeed the therapeutic applicability of antioxidants has emerged over the last decade. As naturopaths and western herbal medicine practitioners, we need to be well informed about these antioxidant issues as we are faced with confused clients who are hearing conflicting information. This paper specifically addresses the antioxidant controversy in cancer and particularly looks at antioxidants and the potential interactions with chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Introduction