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Vitamin D could boost survival in bowel cancer patients

Bowel cancer patients with high levels of vitamin D in their blood are more likely to survive the disease. [s]Reuters[/s] reports that scientists who studied almost 1,600 patients after surgery for bowel cancer found those with the highest levels of vitamin D have half the risk of dying of the disease compared with those with the lowest levels.

[link url=http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/07/09/us-health-cancer-bowel-idUKKBN0FE15L20140709]Full Reuters report[/link]
[link url=http://jco.ascopubs.org/content/early/2014/07/02/JCO.2013.54.5947.abstract?sid=96149111-44e3-4529-a9bc-5c09e0f2d2eb]JCO abstract[/link]

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