Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers

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SID: Vitamin D3 May Protect Against Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer

By MedPage Today, Staff          Published: May 13, 2009
Reviewed by Dori F. Zaleznik, MD; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston
Serum vitamin D3 levels of 30 ng/ml or more were associated with a 45% lower rate of basal cell carcinoma, compared to the rate at the lowest vitamin D3 level, Jean Tang, M.D., from Stanford University Medical Center, reported at the Society for Investigative Dermatology meeting.   more