Vitamin B6 Linked to Lower Lung Cancer Risk
Study Finds Association in Smokers, Nonsmokers
By Kathleen Doheny
WebMD Health News
Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD June 15, 2010
Having higher blood levels of vitamin B6 and the amino acid methionine both appear to reduce lung cancer risk in smokers and nonsmokers alike, according to a new study.
“We found that vitamin B6 and methionine are strongly associated with reducing lung cancer risk in people who never smoked, those who quit, and current smokers,” researcher Paul Brennan, PhD, of the International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon, France, tells WebMD.
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