Racial disparity in death from colorectal cancer: does vitamin D deficiency contribute?

@article{Fiscella2011RacialDI,
  title={Racial disparity in death from colorectal cancer: does vitamin D deficiency contribute?},
  author={Kevin Fiscella and Paul J. Winters and Daniel J. Tancredi and Samantha K. Hendren and Peter Franks},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2011},
  volume={117 5},
  pages={1061-9}
}
BACKGROUND The reasons blacks have higher mortality rates from colorectal cancer (CRC) than non-Hispanic whites are not fully understood. Blacks have higher rates of vitamin D deficiency than non-Hispanic whites, and vitamin D deficiency has been associated with CRC. The authors of this report investigated the association of vitamin D deficiency with excess… CONTINUE READING