Higher Vitamin D Levels May Increase Survival Rates for Breast, Lymphoma, And Colon Cancer Patients

Summary of the text:

“The results of a meta-analysis published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism revealed that cancer patients with higher baseline vitamin D levels at the time of a diagnosis have better survival rates and remain in remission longer than patients who are vitamin D deficient.

The scientists say the strongest link between vitamin D levels and survival was detected in patients with breast, lymphoma, and colorectal cancer.”

Published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (2014)

Researchers need to pay close attention to vitamin D levels in people who have been diagnosed with cancer.

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