Vitamin D and Cancer: Where Does the Research Stand?

July 2012
American Institute for Cancer Research Newsletter;Summer2012, Issue 116, p12
The article discusses the latest research that has been undertaken on the potential of vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin in preventing cancer. Some large human studies link lower blood levels of vitamin D with greater risk of certain cancers, but overall these studies show mixed results. A number of studies testing how different vitamin D levels impact cancer are highlighted. The AICR advises taking the current RDA for vitamin D appropriate to your age, for optimal bone health.


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