Vitamin D and Cancer Risk and Mortality: State of the Science, Gaps, and Challenges.

@article{Mondul2017VitaminDA,
  title={Vitamin D and Cancer Risk and Mortality: State of the Science, Gaps, and Challenges.},
  author={Alison M Mondul and Stephanie J Weinstein and Tracy M Layne and Demetrius Albanes},
  journal={Epidemiologic reviews},
  year={2017},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={
          28-48
        }
}
There has been substantial enthusiasm recently regarding the potential role of vitamin D in the primary and secondary prevention of cancer. Laboratory studies demonstrate a range of anticarcinogenic effects for vitamin D compounds, but human studies have yielded little consistent evidence supporting a protective association. Higher circulating levels of vitamin D (i.e., 25-hydroxyvitamin D or 25(OH)D) appear to be associated with reduced risk of colorectal and bladder malignancies, but higher… CONTINUE READING
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