Published in Cancer Weekly, March 7th, 2006
"Calcium and vitamin D are chemopreventive agents for colorectal neoplasia. Studies of the effects of calcium and vitamin D on early surrogate markets of reduced risk, such as proliferation, have been limited to evaluation of the flat colorectal mucosa," investigators in the United States reported.
"Biologic changes that may occur in colorectal adenomas after chemopreventive regimens have not been reported. In the current study, adenomatous polyps were transected, approximately 50% were removed for...
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