Vitamin D and prostate cancer

Badrinath R. Konety, Robert H. Getzenberg

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Current approaches to the management of prostate cancer include surgery, radiation therapy or hormonal manipulation either individually or in combination. Diet is increasingly being recognized as playing a role in many cancers including that of the prostate. There is now considerable evidence suggesting a role for vitamin D in prostate cancer. In this article, we have reviewed the current evidence supporting the use of vitamin D in the prevention and treatment of prostate cancer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)95-106
Number of pages12
JournalUrologic Clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 17 2002


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