Dietary supplements for cancer survivors

Many people who have been diagnosed with cancer wonder whether they should take dietary supplements – such as vitamins, minerals or herbs – to optimise their health. They may wish to regain control over their life so consider taking supplements to ensure the cancer does not return.

This fact sheet is one in a series developed for cancer survivors who have finished active treatment. Eating well and maintaining a healthy weight may help lower the chances of some cancers returning and improve overall health.

Download the Dietary Supplements factsheet.

For more fact sheets, see Nutrition and healthy weight fact sheets for cancer survivors.