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What is the role of coenzyme Q10 for cancer?

Update:09-04-2021

There are many purified coenzyme Q10 sold as health products on the market, which are usually promoted to help increase human energy, control blood pressure, and prevent cardiovascular disease, Parkinson's disease and cancer. Even many skin care products also contain Coenzyme Q10, which is claimed to reduce wrinkles.

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved Coenzyme Q10 for the treatment of cancer or any other medical diseases. However, as an adjuvant therapy, some uses of Coenzyme Q10 are often mentioned. It must be noted: Coenzyme Q10 is only an adjuvant therapy at best, and cannot replace traditional treatment methods! Cancer There is no evidence that coenzyme Q10 is helpful in cancer treatment. There is one exception. Some cancer chemotherapy drugs—anthracyclines, including doxorubicin—may cause heart damage. And coenzyme Q10 can reduce the risk of heart damage caused by these drugs