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does vitamin d help with metastatic breast cancer

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Soroosh Armandi
16 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Yes: There are no contraindications to vitamin d supplementation while on chemotherapy. There are vitamin d receptors found in breast tissue. Vitamin d ha ... Read More
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Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
33 years experience Radiation Oncology
Yes: This vitamin does not effect chemotherapy. Do no take more than the recommended amount.
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Dr. Steven Charlap
37 years experience Holistic Medicine
See my blog: I've written an article on this very topic, which can be found at mdprevent.Blogspot.Com while taking vitamin d is not expected to interfere with the ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Take vitamin D: Low vitamin D does not cause cancer. However, for your bone health, you should take about 2000 units of vitamin D3 daily. You can get it at drug store ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
29 years experience Pathology
Starndard treatments: Standard treatments for breast cancer are based upon the stage (extent of confinement versus spread) of the disease. Treatments can include surgery, ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
As for other cancers: Surgery, radiation and/or chemotherapy. If you use vitamin d as an "alternative" to all three of these, you're a dead fool. Vitamin d deficiency might ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
D/w her doctor: Please discuss in regard to therapy with her doctor. She should get some supplement of vitamin d. Her doctor can give her prescription of high dose vi ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Citron
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AM dosing is fine: Take your med in the morning. I do not know of any interference between these medications. Ps why are you taking iron?
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Highly variable: Everyone is different, responds to treatments differently, has different cell types & different underlying medical conditions. Depends if bone or lung ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Surgery needed: Even inn face of metastatic disease removal of primary eliminales clones that can metastasize ot other sites. Once primary is gone, proper therapy, w ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymundo Romero
22 years experience Medical Oncology
ONE LOCATION: Breast cancer is known to spread to liver, bones, lung and brain.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
17 years experience General Surgery
Varies: Treatment for metastatic breast cancer is aimed at delaying the progression of the disease, prolonging life, relieving any symptoms caused by the canc ... Read More
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