High Doses of Vitamin D May Help in Fight against Colorectal Cancer
According to recent clinical research, with the results published in JAMA, high doses of vitamin D may prevent the growth of colorectal cancer in combination with chemotherapy.
During the study, the researchers observed that progression of the disease in patients who received a high dose of vitamin D during the study stopped for an average about 13 months, while the patients from the group that received a low dose of the vitamin delay in progression for approximately 11 months.
Senior author of the study Dr. Charles Fuchs, director of the Yale Cancer Center in New Haven, says: “The results of our trial suggest an improved outcome for patients who received vitamin D supplementation, and we look forward to launching a larger trial to confirm these exciting and provocative findings.”
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