Vitamin D

Vitamin D and Androgen Receptor-Targeted Therapy Are Effective in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

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Vitamin D and androgen receptor-targeted therapy successfully reduced growth and induced death of cancerous cells in a cell culture model of triple-negative breast cancer.

Higher Vitamin D Levels Lower Risk of Cancer in Women

Higher Vitamin D Levels Lower Risk of Cancer in Women

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Higher serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) correlated with a reduced risk of cancer in women.

Vitamin D Deficiency May Be Associated With Increased Risk of Leukemia

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People residing at higher latitudes, who are exposed to lower levels of sunlight/ultraviolet B light and have a higher prevalence of vitamin D deficiency, are at least twice as likely to develop leukemia than equatorial populations.

Despite Promise, Vitamin D and Calcium Do Not Reduce Colorectal Cancer Risk

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Dietary supplementation with vitamin D and/or calcium after removal of precancerous colorectal adenomas (polyps) does not reduce risk of developing future adenomas.

Higher Vitamin D Concentrations Associated with Improved Survival in mCRC

Higher Vitamin D Concentrations Associated with Improved Survival in mCRC

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In patients with metastatic colorectal cancer treated with chemotherapy plus biologics, increased vitamin D levels have been linked to improved survival, according to information presented at the ASCO 2015 Annual Meeting.

Low vitamin D linked to worse prognosis in a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Low vitamin D linked to worse prognosis in a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma

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A lower vitamin D levels prior to treatment for follicular lymphoma has been linked to earlier relapse and increased mortality, according to a new study.

Vitamin D and prostate cancer: Higher intake improves active surveillance outcomes

Vitamin D and prostate cancer: Higher intake improves active surveillance outcomes

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Bruce W. Hollis, PhD, discusses the findings from his study on the benefits of increasing vitamin D intake in patients with prostate cancer undergoing active surveillance.

No correlation found between vitamin D variations and fatal prostate cancer

No correlation found between vitamin D variations and fatal prostate cancer

Neither circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) levels nor common variations in vitamin D pathway genes appear to be associated with risk of fatal prostate cancer, according to recent research.

Vitamin D can boost the immune system against colorectal cancer

Vitamin D can boost the immune system against colorectal cancer

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Vitamin D can protect some people with colorectal cancer by ramping up the immune system's vigilance against tumor cells, according to new research.

Higher vitamin D levels associated with markedly improved survival in advanced colorectal cancer

Higher vitamin D levels associated with markedly improved survival in advanced colorectal cancer

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Patients in a a phase III study with higher vitamin D levels demonstrated better outcomes after treatment for their colorectal cancer with chemotherapy and targeted therapy.

ASCO: Vitamin D associated with progression of colon cancer

ASCO: Vitamin D associated with progression of colon cancer

Certain types of cancer patients tended to have lower vitamin D levels

Higher vitamin D linked to higher survival of cancer

Higher vitamin D linked to higher survival of cancer

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Cancer patients who have higher levels of vitamin D at diagnosis tend to have better survival rates and remain in remission longer than patients who are vitamin D-deficient, according to a new study.

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