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The Vitamin D and Cancer Rumour

Rumour: Higher vitamin D levels are linked to better breast cancer prognosis.

Truth: This is true.

According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, higher vitamin D levels in the body were linked to better overall survival in those with breast cancer.

Read more about the benefits of vitamin D here.

Reference

  1. Yao S, Kwan ML, Ergas IJ, et al. Association of Serum Level of Vitamin D at Diagnosis With Breast Cancer Survival: A Case-Cohort Analysis in the Pathways Study. JAMA Oncol. 2017;3(3):351-357. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2016.4188
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