Published in Cancer Weekly, September 5th, 2000
Unlike vitamin D, though, the new compound does not cause calcium to seep from the bones. If not for the calcium loss problem, large doses of vitamin D could be used to reduce the odds of developing cancer in patients whose medical history, genetic heritage, or environmental exposures put them at increased risk.
Depending on the results of further tests in animals and potential tests in humans, the new compound and others to follow it may provide an...
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