Link between Vitamin D and prostate cancer

when men with low-grade prostate cancer took vitamin D supplements for a year, 55 percent of them showed decreased Gleason scores or even complete disappearance of their tumors compared to their biopsies a year before (J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab., 2012, DOI: 10.1210/jc.2012-1451). – SOURCE
Compared with white men, Blacks have a higher incidence of prostate cancer. Comparatively, their disease is more aggressive, which leads to higher mortality rates. Hollis noted that Black men also exhibit a high prevalence for vitamin D deficiency. [Source]
“veterans who were initially vitamin D deficient were significantly less likely to survive than those who were not initially deficient” – source



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