Ultraviolet radiation: effects on risks of prostate cancer and other internal cancers.

  title={Ultraviolet radiation: effects on risks of prostate cancer and other internal cancers.},
  author={Samuel J. Moon and Anthony A Fryer and Richard C. Strange},
  journal={Mutation research},
  volume={571 1-2},
Governmental and research agencies worldwide have strongly advocated sun avoidance strategies in an attempt to counter marked increases in skin cancer incidence. Concurrently, there are reports describing widespread Vitamin D3 deficiency. Because 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3, through interaction with the Vitamin D receptor, exerts pleiotrophic effects, such deficiency might be expected to have clinical consequences. Indeed, various reports indicate that exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVR… CONTINUE READING
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