Circulating levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D and prostate cancer prognosis.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Cancer epidemiology, Volume 37, Issue 5, p.666-70 (2013)

Keywords:

2013, Center-Authored Paper, Epidemiology Core Facility, Public Health Sciences Division, September 2013, Specimen Processing Core Facility

Abstract:

Ecological, in vitro, and in vivo studies demonstrate a link between vitamin D and prostate tumor growth and aggressiveness. The goal of this study was to investigate whether plasma concentration of vitamin D is associated with survivorship and disease progression in men diagnosed with prostate cancer.