To review the history of vitamin D and its use in cancer prevention.
The literature on published studies of vitamin D and its role in human health was reviewed and summarized.
The modern history of vitamin D began in the mid-1800s, when it was noticed that city children were more likely to have rickets than rural children. Half a century later, Palm reported that children raised in sunny climates virtually never developed rickets. McCollum isolated vitamin D, and… CONTINUE READING