Vitamins and Dietary Supplements
Nutritional Pearls: B Vitamin Supplements Linked to Lung Cancer
Your patient is a 56-year-old man concerned about his risk of cancer. When asked about his diet, he admits that he probably does not eat as healthy as he should but tells you that he does take “a lot of vitamins,” including vitamin C, B6, and B12.
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