Ecological studies of ultraviolet B, vitamin D and cancer since 2000.

@article{Grant2009EcologicalSO,
  title={Ecological studies of ultraviolet B, vitamin D and cancer since 2000.},
  author={William B Grant and Sharif Burgette Mohr},
  journal={Annals of epidemiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={19 7},
  pages={
          446-54
        }
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this review is to summarize ecological studies of solar ultraviolet B (UVB), vitamin D and cancer since 2000. METHODS The journal literature is surveyed and summarized. RESULTS The ecological approach has been the primary tool used during the past two decades to extend the applicability of the UVB-vitamin D-cancer theory to include at least 18 types of cancer. Many of these studies were conducted in the United States, which has the advantages of availability of… CONTINUE READING
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