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Shedding Light on Vitamin D and Cancer - 0 views

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    Vitamin D's days of obscurity seem pretty much over. Once just an afterthought to most people-relegated to the sides of milk cartons and the pages of medical texts-it's now on the cusp of becoming a full-fledged disease prevention star. Although vitamin D has long been known as an important factor in bone health, a quickly growing body of evidence now shows that it may also help lower the risk of cancer, heart disease, and even premature death.[1], [2] Not surprisingly, scientists and the public have started to take note, particularly of vitamin D's potential to protect against cancer
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Optimal Vitamin D Status for Colorectal Cancer Prevention: A Quantitative Meta Analysis... - 0 views

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    Gorham ED, Garland CF, Garland FC, Grant WB, Mohr SB, Lipkin M, Newmark HL, Giovannucci E, Wei M, Holick MF.
    Optimal vitamin D status for colorectal cancer prevention: a quantitative meta analysis.
    Am J Prev Med. 2007 Mar;32(3):210-6.
    PMID: 17296473 [
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MedWire News - Oncology - Serum 25(OH)D levels linked to prostate cancer prognosis - 0 views

  • The researchers conclude: “This study shows a strong association between 25(OH)D levels and cause-specific mortality in patients with prostate cancer. The strength of the association indicates that prostate cancer patients can benefit from increasing the level of serum 25(OH)D if it is below 50 nmol/l.”
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    MedWire News: Serum levels of 25-hydroxy vitamin D (25(OH)D) play a role in prostate cancer disease progression and are a potential prognostic indicator, Norwegian study findings suggest.
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A nested case control study of plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations and risk of co... - 0 views

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    A nested case control study of plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations and risk of colorectal cancer.
    Wu K, Feskanich D, Fuchs CS, Willett WC, Hollis BW, Giovannucci EL.
    J Natl Cancer Inst. 2007 Jul 18;99(14):1120-9. Epub 2007 Jul 10.
    PMID: 17623801
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Vitamin D and prevention of colorectal adenoma: a meta-analysis - Cancer Epidemiol Bio... - 0 views

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    Vitamin D and prevention of colorectal adenoma: a meta-analysis.\nWei MY, Garland CF, Gorham ED, Mohr SB, Giovannucci E.\nCancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2008 Nov;17(11):2958-69.\nPMID: 18990737
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Vitamin D: importance in the prevention of cancers, type 1 diabetes, heart disease, and... - 0 views

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    Vitamin D: importance in the prevention of cancers, type 1 diabetes, heart disease, and osteoporosis.\nHolick MF.\nAm J Clin Nutr. 2004 Mar;79(3):362-71. Review. Erratum in: Am J Clin Nutr. 2004 May;79(5):890.\nPMID: 14985208
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