Associations of circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D with prostate cancer diagnosis, stage and grade.

@article{Gilbert2012AssociationsOC,
  title={Associations of circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D with prostate cancer diagnosis, stage and grade.},
  author={Rebecca Gilbert and Chris Metcalfe and W. D. Fraser and Jenny L Donovan and Freddie Hamdy and David E. Neal and Janet Athene Lane and Richard M. Martin},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2012},
  volume={131 5},
  pages={
          1187-96
        }
}
Epidemiological studies suggest that vitamin D protects against prostate cancer, although evidence is limited and inconsistent. We investigated associations of circulating total 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) with prostate specific antigen-detected prostate cancer in a case-control study nested within the prostate testing for cancer and treatment (ProtecT) trial. Conditional logistic regression was used to estimate odds ratios (ORs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) quantifying the association… CONTINUE READING
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