12 Aug 2010

Our Changing World - Vitamin C and Cancer

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 3:37 pm on 12 August 2010

Historically Vitamin C has been used to prevent scurvy, and nowadays many people take it in the belief that it will prevent colds. But could this essential nutrient actually prevent cancer? University of Otago's Margreet Vissers has found a mechanism which suggests it can.