Colon cancer: prognosis for different latitudes, age groups and seasons in Norway.

@article{Moan2007ColonCP,
  title={Colon cancer: prognosis for different latitudes, age groups and seasons in Norway.},
  author={Johan Emilian Moan and Alina Carmen Porojnicu and Zoya Lagunova and Jens Berg and Arne Dahlback},
  journal={Journal of photochemistry and photobiology. B, Biology},
  year={2007},
  volume={89 2-3},
  pages={148-55}
}
The survival of colon cancer patients in Norway, as determined three years after diagnosis, is dependent on the season of diagnosis. This has been attributed to seasonal variations of the vitamin D status. Since solar radiation and food are the human sources of vitamin D, we divided Norway in three regions: The southeast region with a high annual dose of ultraviolet (UV) to the population, as evidenced by a high incidence rate of squamous cell carcinoma of the skin (SCC), the midwest region and… CONTINUE READING

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