There are people out there saying that there is a great new way to treat cancer and that is to eat lots and lots of asparagus. This seems so simple and easy that you may believe it is too good to be true. Well it is! Asparagus does contain vitamins and minerals that are essential in the fight against cancer. However there is not enough in one helping to do much good. Trying to eat asparagus to fight cancer would be like trying to hold back the ocean with a spoon.