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Scientists from USC and the IFOM Cancer Institute in Milan studied whether a fasting-mimicking diet could complement high-dose vitamin C tumor-fighting action by creating an environment that would be unsustainable for cancer cells but safe for normal cells. (Photo/iStock)

Fasting plus vitamin C proves effective for hard-to-treat cancers

A USC study found that a combination of a fasting-mimicking diet plus vitamin C delayed tumor progression and even caused disease regression in mice.