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Are there any known organic substances that are anti-carcinogens?
Question Date: 2008-03-08
Answer 1:

There are some organic substances, such as flavenoids or antioxidant vitamins that are thought to be anti-carcinogens. There are also several drugs that can help prevent cancers; however, these can have other side effects as well.

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