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The role of vitamin D in prevention of ovarian cancer

Posted on: September 5, 2012   by  John Cannell, MD

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Ovarian cancer is the second most common cancer in women and fifth ranked cause of cancer deaths in the USA and Europe. The five-year survival is about 45%, mostly due to difficulty making an early diagnosis.

The incidence is latitude and sunlight dependent, with high negative correlations with lots of sun exposure and positive correlations with high latitude and thick ozone, which blocks vitamin D inducing UVB radiation. In other words, sunlight very likely helps prevent ovarian cancer.

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