Breast Cancer Prevention with Vitamin D
Raising vitamin D levels to the recommended range of 40-60 ng/ml reduces incidence of breast cancer by 50-80%. On this page you will find resources to dive deeper into this subject. We invite you to use these resources to educate yourself, and help others through becoming a D*champion or D*advocate.
If you are a women 60 years or older, and cancer free, we encourage you to participate in our Breast Cancer Prevention study.
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Breast Cancer Prevention Resources
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Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Concentrations ≥40 ng/ml are Associated with >65% Lower Cancer Risk: Pooled Analysis of Randomized Trial and Prospective Cohort Study, Sharon L. McDonnell , Carole Baggerly, Christine B. French, Leo L. Baggerly, Cedric F. Garland, Edward D. Gorham, Joan M. Lappe, Robert P. Heaney.
Vitamin D Supplement Doses and Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D in the Range Associated with Cancer Prevention, Cedric F. Garland, Christine B. French, Leo L. Baggerly, and Robert P. Heaney.
GrassrootsHealth Panelist Publications
Vitamin D for Cancer Prevention: A Global Perspective, Arash Hossein-nezhad, and Michael F. Holick.
Genomic Vitamin D Signaling in Breast Cancer: Insights From Animal Models and Human Cells, Donald Matthews, Erika LaPorta, Glendon M. Zinser, Carmen J Narvaez, and JoEllen Welsh.
Meta-analysis of Vitamin D Sufficiency for Improving Survival of Patients with Breast Cancer, Sharif B. Mohr, Edward D. Gorham, June Kim, Heather Hofflich and Cedric F. Garland.
The impact of vitamin D in breast cancer: genomics, pathways, metabolism, Carmen J. Narvaez, Donald Matthews, Erika LaPorta, Katrina M. Simmons, Sarah Beaudin and JoEllen Welsh.
Cellular and Molecular effects of Vitamin D on Carcinogenesis, JoEllen Welsh.
Dr Garland - Vitamin D & Premenopausal Breast Cancer – Deficiency Increases Risk
Dr. Mercola Interviews Carole Baggerly (Carole’s Breast Cancer Story)
Preventing Cancer: A Global Look (2014 Seminar)
Vitamin D and Breast Cancer
Vitamin D Cancer Prevention Levels
Vitamin D Role in Preventing Cancer (2010 Seminar)
Vitamin D Stops Breast Cancer
03/10/2012 The Prevention Paradigm
11/04/2009 Eradicate Breast Cancer With Vitamin D?
Power Point Presentations