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Can vitamin D levels signal aggressive prostate cancer?

In the Journals A study published online Feb. 22, 2016, for the Journal of Clinical Oncology suggests that low vitamin D levels may help predict aggressive prostate cancer. Aggressive cancer is defined by a Gleason score of eight to 10—which means the cancer cells are more likely to spread—and whether the cancer has moved outside of the prostate. …

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