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Vitamin D may aid breast cancer survival

May 16, 2008 8:42:54 AM PDT
A new study shows that vitamin D can help women survive breast cancer.Canadian researchers found patients with low levels of vitamin D when diagnosed with breast cancer had a much higher risk of dying from the disease than those with adequate levels.

People get vitamin D from the sun or through foods and supplements.

Doctors say it's important for healthy bones while similar studies suggest it may protect women from breast cancer development.

 

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