VIT D HELPS REDUCE DEATHS FROM BREAST CANCER
A new study looking at vitamin D as a met analysis of previous studies
- The authors recommend that all patients with breast cancer undergo restoration of serum 25(OH)D levels to the normal range (30 – 80 ng/mL), with appropriate monitoring.
- The investigators suggested that mechanisms by which vitamin D metabolites may prevent breast cancer may also explain better survival duration in patients with breast cancer who have higher serum 25(OH)D levels when diagnosed.
- Tumor growth might be arrested at almost any point in its cycle from initiation to metastasis by restoration of a high serum 25(OH)D concentration, resulting in upregulation of E-cadherin and restoration of a well-differentiated state.
summary: Based on this study all cancer survivors should take adequate doses of Vitamin D an get periodic Vitamin D blood test