The body also uses Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) as an antioxidant. An antioxidant is a substance that protects cells from chemicals called free radicals that can damage DNA. DNA, tells the cells how to work in the body and when to grow and divide. Damage to DNA has been linked to certain kinds of cancer. By protecting cells against free radicals, antioxidants help protect the body against cancer. Studies suggest that CoQ10 analog may prevent the growth of cancer cells directly. As an antioxidant, CoQ10 is said to possess the ability to help prevent cancer from developing. Be sure to refer to the PDQ health professional summary on coenzyme Q10 for more information on the theory behind the study of coenzyme Q10 in the treatment of cancer. Find out why Proven Natural's olive oil based, Ubiquinol form CoQ10 is a leader among its class.