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Grape Seed Extract has been scientifically evaluated to reduce side effects when taken in conjunction with doxorubicin and possibly of some benefit with 5- FU in animal studies only.
Please check with your oncologist before taking any supplements particularly if you are on multiple medications.
Cheah KY http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0098921
Sharma G et al., http://link.springer.com/article/10.1023/B:BREA.0000020991.55659.59#page-1
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