Study finds correlation between vitamin D levels, skin cancer risk

08/16/2011 | HealthDay News

A study in the Archives of Dermatology found an association between higher levels of vitamin D and an increased risk for nonmelanoma skin cancer, but that doesn't mean one causes the other. Sun exposure facilitates the production of vitamin D. "It's a triangular relationship between UV light with the production of Vitamin D and the induction of skin cancer. That makes it difficult to know," said dermatologist Melody Eide.

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