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Vitamin D for cancer prevention: global perspective.
PURPOSE Higher serum levels of the main circulating form of vitamin D, 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D), are associated with substantially lower incidence rates of colon, breast, ovarian, renal,Expand
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SERUM 25-HYDROXYVITAMIN D AND COLON CANCER: EIGHT-YEAR PROSPECTIVE STUDY
Blood samples taken in 1974 in Washington County, Maryland, from 25 620 volunteers were used to investigate the relation of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-OHD) with subsequent risk of getting colonExpand
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The role of vitamin D in cancer prevention.
Vitamin D status differs by latitude and race, with residents of the northeastern United States and individuals with more skin pigmentation being at increased risk of deficiency. A PubMed databaseExpand
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Vitamin D and prevention of breast cancer: Pooled analysis
BACKGROUND Inadequate photosynthesis or oral intake of Vitamin D are associated with high incidence and mortality rates of breast cancer in ecological and observational studies, but the dose-responseExpand
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Optimal vitamin D status for colorectal cancer prevention: a quantitative meta analysis.
BACKGROUND Previous studies, such as the Women's Health Initiative, have shown that a low dose of vitamin D did not protect against colorectal cancer, yet a meta-analysis indicates that a higher doseExpand
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Geographic variation in breast cancer mortality in the United States: a hypothesis involving exposure to solar radiation.
Epidemiologic and laboratory evidence suggests that vitamin D may play a role in reducing breast cancer risk. Lack of exposure to ultraviolet sunlight can increase the prevalence of vitamin DExpand
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The association between ultraviolet B irradiance, vitamin D status and incidence rates of type 1 diabetes in 51 regions worldwide
Aims/hypothesisThis study is an analysis of the relationship between ultraviolet B (UVB) irradiance, the primary source of circulating vitamin D in humans, and age-standardised incidence rates ofExpand
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Vitamin D and prevention of colorectal cancer
BACKGROUND Inadequate photosynthesis or oral intake of Vitamin D are associated with high incidence rates of colorectal cancer, but the dose-response relationship has not been adequately studied. Expand
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Sunlight and breast cancer incidence in the USSR.
Epidemiological and laboratory evidence suggest that vitamin D may play a role in reducing risk of breast cancer. Lack of exposure to ultraviolet sunlight can increase the prevalence of vitamin DExpand
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Effect of Vitamin D and Calcium Supplementation on Cancer Incidence in Older Women: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Importance Evidence suggests that low vitamin D status may increase the risk of cancer. Objective To determine if dietary supplementation with vitamin D3 and calcium reduces the risk of cancer amongExpand
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