I have avoided the treatment of cancer patients for legal reasons;
I have given nutritional consults to a number of cancer patients and
have observed an increased bowel tolerance to ascorbic acid.
Were I treating cancer patients,
I would not limit their ascorbic acid ingestion to a set amount but
would titrate them to bowel tolerance.
Ewan Cameron's advice against giving cancer patients with widespread
metastasis large amounts of ascorbate too rapidly at first should be
He found that sometimes extensive necrosis or hemorrhage in the cancer
could kill a patient with widespread metastasis if the vitamin was
started too rapidly
in the future ascorbic acid will be among the initial treatments given
The additional nutritional needs of cancer patients are not limited
to ascorbic acid,
but certainly the stress involved with having the disease depletes
ascorbate levels in the body.
Ascorbate should be used in cancer patients to avert disorders of ascorbate
deficiency in various systems of the body including the immune system.
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