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Lowered Risk of Cancer with Vitamin D and Calcium

June 15, 2009

Conclusions from a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of 1180 postmenopausal women indicate that supplementation with vitamin D and calcium greatly reduced the risk of cancer. The risk was substantially lowered in women in the vitamin D and calcium group compared to those in calcium alone or placebo groups.

By Cathleen V. Carr