Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Level Does Not Affect the Aggressiveness and Prognosis of Papillary Thyroid Cancer.

@article{Ahn2016Serum2D,
  title={Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Level Does Not Affect the Aggressiveness and Prognosis of Papillary Thyroid Cancer.},
  author={Hwa Young Ahn and Yun Jae Chung and Kristen E. Park and Sun Wook Cho},
  journal={Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association},
  year={2016},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={
          429-33
        }
}
BACKGROUND Vitamin D deficiency has been known to be associated with the aggressiveness and prognosis of several cancers. This study evaluated the effect of preoperative serum vitamin D levels on the aggressiveness and prognosis of papillary thyroid cancer (PTC). METHODS In total, 820 patients with PTC were enrolled. 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels were measured in blood samples before surgery. Clinical, pathologic, and recurrence data were accessed to examine the prognostic effects of vitamin D… CONTINUE READING
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