Infusion of vitamin C tackles cancer stem cell

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It appears that injections of vitamin C may help against blood cancer reports an international research group. Acute myeloid leukemia, an aggressive form of blood cancer, is caused in some cases by a genetic defect (mutation) in the so-called TET2 gene (Tet Methylcytosine Dixoygenase 2). Scientists conducted some experiments with genetically engineered mice in which this gene was turned off. [...]