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nightsurfer on 2009-09-10Circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin d levels and survival in patients with colorectal cancer.
Ng K, Meyerhardt JA, Wu K, Feskanich D, Hollis BW, Giovannucci EL, Fuchs CS.
J Clin Oncol. 2008 Jun 20;26(18):2984-91.
Conclusion Among patients with colorectal cancer, higher prediagnosis plasma 25(OH)D levels were associated with a significant improvement in overall survival. Further study of the vitamin D pathway and its influence on colorectal carcinogenesis and cancer progression is warranted.