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Whether Vitamin D Can Prevent Cancer or Not: Recent Research Progress in Vitamin D and Major Cancers
Jun Wang1*, Rui Cao2*#, Wei Zhang1, Zhiyuan Mi1, Jiangtao Su1, Xiangyu You1,
Gizem Keceli2, Yucheng Wang3 and Hong C. Lai4#
1Department of Pharmacy, Food and Pharmaceutical Engineering College, Hubei University of Technology, Wuhan, Hubei 430068, China
2Department of Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
3Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, 23185, USA
4Department of Radiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
*Corresponding author

Vitamin D has been widely used as a supplementary component in food and drinks, for it helps human body utilize calcium and phosphorus to make stronger bones and teeth. Both nutrition and skin exposure to sunshine can make vitamin D. Scientists have been investigated the relationship between vitamin D and cancers. So far, certain evidences have been reported showing vitamin D helps curing or reduces the death rate of colon cancer, prostate cancer and breast cancer. In this paper we have reviewed recent progress of research in these fields and provide advice for future investigation

Keywords: Cancer,Supplementary diet,Vitamin D
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Wang, J., Cao, R., Zhang, W., Mi, Z., Su, J., You, X., Keceli, G., Wang, Y., Lai, H. C., 2016. Whether vitamin D can prevent cancer or not: Recent research progress in vitamin D and major cancers.Int.J.Curr.Res.Biosci.Plantbiol. 3(11): 108-114. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcrbp.2016.311.015