TITLE

Higher plasma 25 (OH)D levels linked to lower mortality in colorectal cancer

AUTHOR(S)
Harris, Jason; Shafer, Emily
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Hem/Onc Today;7/25/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 13, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research being done on the link between plasma 25 (OH)D levels and mortality risk in patients with colorectal cancer. It references a study published in the 2008 issue of the "Journal of Clinical Oncology." The study included 304 patients diagnosed with colorectal adenocarcinoma in the U.S. Study researchers found that patients with higher plasma 25 (OH)D levels have reduced mortality risks.
ACCESSION #
33230009

 

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