Vitamin D deficiency may be tied to likelihood of aggressive prostate cancer

05/1/2014 |

U.S. researchers looked at 667 men who were undergoing their initial prostate biopsy and found that those with low levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D had a higher risk of having aggressive prostate cancer than men with normal vitamin D levels. The link between low vitamin levels and aggressive prostate cancer was more pronounced among black men than white men, according to the study in the journal Clinical Cancer Research.

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