High blood levels of vitamin D and beta carotene reduce the risk of esophageal cancer

Vitamin D3 and beta-carotene deficiency is associated with risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma - results of a case-control study in China.

This study evaluated the role of vitamin D and beta carotene in the development of esophageal cancer. Data from 100 patients and 200 healthy people were collected by means of questionnaires. The results showed that high blood levels of vitamin D and beta carotene were associated with a reduced risk of esophageal cancer. More details can be found in the study.
Huang GL, Yang L, Su M, Wang SK, Yin H, Wang JS, Sun GJ. Vitamin D3 and beta-carotene deficiency is associated with risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma - results of a case-control study in China. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2014;15(2):819-23.



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