Study: Vitamin D Effective Treatment For Prostate Cancer

05/28/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated Nov 17, 2011
  • BBC NEWS

Vitamin D is an effective treatment for prostate cancer in some patients, a UK study suggests.

A once daily dose reduced PSA level - an indicator of severity of disease - by as much as half in 20% of patients.

There has been much interest in vitamin D in prostate cancer after studies linking risk of the disease to sunlight exposure, the researchers said.

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