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Article: VITAMIN D boosts survival rates for cancer

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HIGH levels of vitamin D in the body may improve survival rates in cancer patients.

Two new studies say that people with more vitamin D – which is produced by the skin in sunlight – when diagnosed with bowel or skin cancer were more likely to survive.

Vitamin D deficiency has also been linked to reducing the risk of multiple sclerosis.

In the first study, a team from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston followed more than 1,000 bowel cancer patients for about nine years.

Researchers estimated the vitamin D in their blood at the time of diagnosis, and found those with higher levels were 50 per cent less likely to die from the disease.

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(Original story written by LiveHeidi)

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