Colorectal cancer risk may decrease with increase of vitamin D, calcium

03/30/2007 | Medscape (free registration)

A recent study looked at more than 191,000 people and the relationship between the risk of colorectal cancer and the use of calcium and vitamin D. It found a lower risk was related to increased intake. The authors say their findings support "the hypothesis of protective roles for calcium, vitamin D and dairy products in the risk of colorectal cancer."

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