Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D and premenopausal breast cancer risk in a German case-control study.

@article{Abbas2009Plasma2D,
  title={Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D and premenopausal breast cancer risk in a German case-control study.},
  author={Sascha Abbas and Jenny Chang-Claude and Jakob Linseisen},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2009},
  volume={124 1},
  pages={
          250-5
        }
}
Laboratory and epidemiological data have linked vitamin D to breast cancer prevention. Beside dietary intake, endogenous production of vitamin D substantially contributes to a subject's vitamin D status. Most studies, however, have assessed dietary intake only. Although differential effects of vitamin D on premenopausal and postmenopausal breast cancer have been discussed, this is the first study to investigate the association of plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D], as indicator of the overall… CONTINUE READING

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