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Mayo Clinic Finds Insufficient Vitamin D Levels in CLL Patients Linked to Cancer Progression and Death

In the Mayo Clinic study, published online in the journal Blood, the researchers found that patients with insufficient levels of vitamin D when their leukemia was diagnosed progressed much faster and were about twice as likely to die as were patients with adequate levels of vitamin D. They also found solid trends: increasing vitamin D […]

Leukemia and vitamin D | Vitamin D Council

Vitamin D levels The Harvard Health Professionals Follow-up Study noted a direct link between vitamin D and leukemia rate. People in the highest vitamin D group had a 56% reduction in leukemia compared to those in the lowest group. However, only 82 people developed leukemia, which is a small sample size. via Leukemia and vitamin […]