Clinically sufficient vitamin D levels at breast cancer diagnosis and survival outcomes

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Published: 10 Jun 2021
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Prof Song Yao - Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, USA

Prof Song Yao speaks to ecancer about the relationship between Vitamin D levels and breast cancer survival outcomes as observed from the pathways study.

This study suggested better cancer survival with vitamin D supplementation. It investigated survival outcomes in a prospective cohort of 3,995 patients after a median follow-up of 10 years.

Prof Yao discusses the methodology and key findings of this study. In the end, he talks about the impact of the study and mentions that this study proves that Vitamin D levels should be maintained in patients for a better outcome.

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