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Vitamin D3 Cancer Cure
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
No.: Low vitamin d levels are not caused by cancer. We get vitamin d from diet and from sun exposure. Use of sun screens or avoiding sun cuts down on vitamin d production, and if the diet doesn't have enough, vitamin d deficiency can occur. This is a very common issue. The level needed to prevent osteoporosis is higher than we used to think, so what used to be called normal is now low. ...Read more
Vitamin d will not make your breasts smaller. Vitamin d helps in many health issues and has a small protective effect on breast cancer. See this site for more info on vitamin d
http://www.Mayoclinic. Com/health/vitamin-d/ns_patient-vitamind. ...Read more
Increased risk :
There is evidence that maintaining good vit d levels may reduce cancer incidence by 77% or more! See http://articles. Mercola. Com/sites/articles/archive/2013/05/12/vitamin-d-may-prevent-breast-cancer. Aspx
vitamin d also appears to slow progression of cancer in those who already have it. While we can't say that deficiency causes cancer, it is associated with increased risk of cancer! ...Read more
Probably not: The vitamin d3 is supposed to help prevent calcium loss from the bones. The bone loss usually is the greatest if antitestosterone drugs are used or if bone is radiated. It will probably not hurt to take the vitamin but its main use is in metastatic disease or if drugs to counter act testosterone are used. Bone density can be easily measured and this will help to determine if it is needed. ...Read more
What are the chances of a 19-20 year old developing skin cancer? I am on vitamin D3 1000 supplements if it helps.
What are the chances of someone with a slight vitamin D deficiency getting skin cancer? I am 20 and take vitamin D3 1000 supplements.
Rare: Skin cancer is due to many factors: sun exposure, general health/diet, genetics, smoking. The fact that you care about this make your risk lower: you will hopefully avoid excess sun exposure, wear sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, get skin exams often to be sure nothing abnormal, & avoid smoking. ...Read more
Stage iiib colon cancer, starting chemo tues. Vitamin d 25-hydroxy level is 9 ng/ml. Will taking vitamin D3 supplements help? If so, how many iu?
Possibly help.: There is some evidence that vitamin d deficiency is not desirable in patients with colon cancer. The goal should be to achieve a level of 30 ng/ml. Another vitamin d test should be done after taking 50, 000 units twice a week for 2 months. If you are considerably overweight 2-3 times the dose may be necessary. After achieving 30 ng/ml a daily dose of 1-2000 units may maintain this level. ...Read more
When I take my baby outside, I always cover all of his skin with sunscreen, just as the aap recommends. Isnt that enough to protect him from cancer and yet give him vitamin d?
No: If you block the rays that burn, you're blocking the rays that help you make vitamin d. Use a vitamin d supplement. ...Read more
Need doctor advice. Where do you draw the line between a healthy dose of vitamin d and sun cancer?
~ 20 min: Go to vitamindcouncil. Org for good information on this subject. ...Read more
Why are people with low cholesterol more likely to get cancer than people with higher cholesterol? Is this related to their vitamin d levels?
Statistical fluke: Healthy people with low cholesterol don't get more cancer. This is a statistical fluke of some studies. In some studies, people with low cholesterol or vit d have an occult cancer, or are smokers, or are too skinny (due to their illness), and then these people tend to show more cancers later. Statistical associations can be misleading and do not prove cause-effect. ...Read more
I have low vitamin d and looks like Synthroid was not converting so I am now on armour is this as good to suppress cancer as synthroid? I'm 218lbs
Don't burn: There's no perfect answer. It depends on your risk factors for developing skin cancer. There are also many sources of vitamin d other than the sun including some vegetables as well as vitamin supplements. The main thing is, don't intentionally go out to get a suntan, and don't burn. You will produce vitamin d even if you wear some sunscreen. ...Read more
How much will my skin cancer risk rise if I spend 10 minutes in the sun each day to get vitamin d?
My Vitamin-D is 4 ng/ml. The reference range is more than 30 ng/ml. What are the causes of vitamin-D deficiency? Is low vitamin-D related to cancer?
Can take Vit-D supp.: 19y/o Male w low vit D 4ng/ml (30-100) asks What are the causes of VitD deficiency? Is low Vit D related to cancer? Causes many: Diet esp Vegies only diet. One needs Animal base foods like Fish/Fish Oil/Egg yolk/cheese/Beef liver. Poor Digestive Absorption eg Chron's dis. Obesity; cos Fat cells absorb the Vit D from one's blood. Lack of Sunlight exposure. One Can take Vit D supplement Yes cancer re ...Read more
Up to 45, 000 cancer deaths in the us might be prevented annually by maintaining optimal levels of vitamin d. Rates of breast, colon, prostate and other common cancers could be reduced by 50% or more but more research is needed to confirm-see
http://articles. Mercola. Com/sites/articles/archive/2011/03/10/what-dose-of-oral-vitamin-d-do-you-need-to-prevent-cancer. Aspx
vit e may help but not as much. ...Read more
Ana titer 1:80 — positive
vitamin d — 17
complement, total >60
Any idea what I might have? I am scared that it is cancer.
No: There are no reliable studies showing an association between vitamins and pancreatic cancer development. ...Read more
No: Vitamin d deficiency can be from inadequate exposure to sunlight (plenty of that in la), sunscreen, dark skin, inadequate intake (not many sources: fatty fish, fortified dairy, foods), poor absorption, e.g. Gut problems like celiac disease, crohn's disease, kidney or liver problems. Lots of causes besides cancer, especially in an 18-year-old. See if you respond to rx. Got symptoms, get checked... ...Read more
Starndard treatments: Standard treatments for breast cancer are based upon the stage (extent of confinement versus spread) of the disease. Treatments can include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, and targeted drug therapy to interact with specific proteins on cells. I do not know about vitamin therapy for breast cancer. ...Read more
Please tell me, could you tell me 3 ways used to treat breast cancer and one weird alternative i. E vitamin d?
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 put a woman at greater risk for breast cancer (it does have some potent effects on cell growth) but as a treatment, I don't think so. New biologicals such as herceptin, and taxols, might be placed apart from chemo. Tumor lymphocytes are a novel rx. ...Read more