What does the application of “Evidence Based Medicine” show us regarding the relationship between sunbed use and melanoma risk?
Tag Archives: melanoma
A recent study in Brisbane Australia found an association between vitamin D deficiency and tumor thickness in newly diagnosed melanoma patients.
This is the first blog in our community-sponsored blog series. Due to her generous support, Rita Celone Umile was able to select a topic meaningful to her and take part in crafting this blog.
Meta-analysis: How vitamin D intake and overall serum level influence risk of melanoma or non-melanoma cancers
A new comprehensive review analyzes the available research to explore the complex relationship between vitamin D, sun exposure, and skin cancer.
We’re launching the first episode of the Vitamin D Council Podcast, where we discuss all things related to vitamin D. In this episode, we discuss recent issues regarding sun exposure and health.
In a recent ecological study, researchers have found a relationship between UV radiation and melanoma that suggests UV offers some level of protection against death from melanoma.
Scientists from the Netherlands asked a very important question, is prevention of cancer by sun exposure more than just the effect of vitamin D?
Researchers in Germany report that in patients with melanoma, low vitamin D levels are associated with increased tumor thickness and advanced tumor stage.
Dr Grant shares his comment submitted in response to a paper published by Dr Boniol and colleagues which estimates melanoma cases per year due to sunbed use in Europe.
Research makes the case that regular sun exposure decreases the risk of malignant melanoma and possibly non-melanoma skin cancers.