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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2014, Article ID 704619, 7 pages
Research Article

The Influence of Chlorella and Its Hot Water Extract Supplementation on Quality of Life in Patients with Breast Cancer

1Research Laboratory, Chlorella Industry Co., Ltd., 1343 Hisatomi, Chikugo, Fukuoka 833-0056, Japan
2Research Center for Innovative Cancer Therapy, Kurume University, Kurume 830-0011, Japan

Received 2 October 2013; Accepted 20 January 2014; Published 2 March 2014

Academic Editor: Jenny M. Wilkinson

Copyright © 2014 Naoto Noguchi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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