Vitamin D levels tied to survival in pancreatic cancer

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Prediagnostic 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) levels are associated with survival in pancreatic cancer, according to a study published online June 20 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Chen Yuan, from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, and colleagues examined survival among 493 patients from five prospective cohorts who were diagnosed with pancreatic cancer from 1984 to 2008. Read more . . .