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Firefighter Cancer Awareness Month: Study finds Vitamin D supplements lower risk of developing advanced cancer

December 31, 2020
By SciTech Daily

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Dec. 31, 2020, Boston — The Vitamin D and Omega-3 Trial (VITAL), which concluded in 2018, found that vitamin D did not reduce overall incidence of cancer, but hinted at a decreased risk of cancer deaths. Now, in a secondary analysis of VITAL, a team led by investigators at Brigham and Women’s Hospital has narrowed in on the connection between taking vitamin D supplements and risk of metastatic or fatal cancer. SciTech Daily reports. |READ MORE