Serum vitamin D and breast density in breast cancer survivors.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology, Volume 19, Issue 2, p.412-7 (2010)

Keywords:

2010, Adult, African Americans, Breast Neoplasms, Center-Authored Paper, Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay, European Continental Ancestry Group, Female, Hispanic Americans, Humans, Mammography, Middle Aged, Neoplasm Staging, Prevention Center Core Facility, Public Health Sciences Division, Shared Resources, Survivors, Vitamin D

Abstract:

Vitamin D influences cellular proliferation and proliferation-related breast tissue characteristics, such as mammographic breast density. Little is known about vitamin D status, assessed by serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D], and its relationship to breast density in breast cancer survivors.