More people will be taking vitamin D to try to prevent cancer

More people will be taking vitamin D to try to prevent cancer.

Many studies suggest a lower risk of cancer in people who take vitamin D. But these studies aren't randomized, so they don't prove that vitamin D is the reason for the lower risk.

Now for the first time, a prospective randomized trial shows fewer cancers in women taking high-dose vitamin D (cholecalciferol).

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