Oral Vitamin D Supplements Reduced Levels of Ki67 in Prostate Cancer Cells

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Higher oral doses of plain vitamin D raised levels of calcitriol in prostate tissue. Higher prostate levels of calcitriol, a hormone made from vitamin D, corresponded with lower levels of the proliferation marker Ki67 and increased levels of cancer growth-inhibitory microRNAs in prostate cancer cells, according to data presented at the AACR Annual Meeting 2012, held here March 31 -- April 4.

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American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) (2012, March 31). Oral vitamin D supplements reduced levels of Ki67 in prostate cancer cells. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from http://www.sciencedaily.com­ /releases/2012/03/120331151134.htm
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