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Overview Cancer and vitamin D

Scores of studies show that Vitamin D prevents many cancers and treats a few cancers

  • Prevention results from 2,000 to 5,000 IU of vitamin D
    Prevention really depends on the level of vitamin D in the blood, and some vitamin D deficient groups need much more
  • Treatment needs > 8,000 IU of vitamin D
    But must be careful, as vitamin D makes some Chemotherapy more potent

A high percentage of all cancer deaths are prevented by a high enough level of vitamin D in your bloodstream

derived from Grassroots 2013

See also at Vitamin D Life: Cancer – Breast 223 items which includes

See also at Vitamin D Life: Cancer – Colon 116 items which includes

See also at Vitamin D Life: Cancer – Prostate 92 items- which includes

See also at Vitamin D Life: Cancer – Pancreatic 55 items- which includes

See also at Vitamin D Life: Cancer – Lung 49 items- which includes

See also at Vitamin D Life: Cancer - After 84 items which includes

See Vitamin D Life other cancer

Cancer - Bladder 25 items

Cancer - Ovarian 21 items

Cancer – Skin 110 items

Cancer – Lymphoma 22 items

Cancer – General, others 211 items

Following graph from the CDC August 2010

from PDF in File Gallery - More about vitamin D, also wiki
CLICK HERE for Original study by Lappe - 2007
41 minutes good video of Lappe explaining the trial
in which she mentions the next 5 year trial underway with 2,000 IU of vitamin D
Breast Cancer details from the study
For years 2-4
Placebo: 8 Breast Cancers out of 266 women
1100 IU vitamin D + Calcium 4 Breast Cancers out of 403 women
That is 8/266 ==> 4/403 with vitamin D
So roughly 3% ==> 1% with 1100 IU of vitamin D
about a 3X reduction for Breast Cancer(vs 4X reduction for all Cancers)
CLICK HERE for Lappe -2011 slide description of original study
See wikipage:http://www.vitad.org/tiki-index.php?page_id=931

Colon Cancer Chart: > 40ng is good

BISCHOFF April-2010  PDF

VitaminDSurvivor Blog Aug 2011

He is thinking ahead a few years to the large decrease in Cancer when many people have vitamin D levels > 40 ng/ml.
"If the numbers follow the studies about vitamin D and cancer, then as the population gets an average serum level above 40 ng/ml,
  we can expect the cancer incidence to drop by greater than seventy % from all causes.
Seven out of ten people that you know have cancer would not have had that result.
What happens to the medical economy if that occurs?
After all, it is not only cancer that vitamin D3 impacts, it is heart disease and diabetes as well, the other two large killers.
I am sure this scares the leaders at NCI, HHS, and the medical industry as if they were facing a mountain base-jump with no parachute."

17 Cancers reduced by Vitamin D - Grant May 2011

see wikipage: http://www.vitad.org/tiki-index.php?page_id=1659

Cancer Intervention Trials with Vitamin D 98 in-process as of July 2018

Increase in Childhood Cancer in recent decades

Childhood Cancer Increase

Why Medicine Won’t Allow Cancer to Be Cured Mercola Aug 2013

early 1900s, one in 20; 1940s, one in 16; 1970s, one in 10; Today, it’s one in 3
(Vitamin D Life notices that vitamin D also decreased during the same time period)

Cancer $creening Doesn't Save Lives, Meta-Study Reveals 

Huge problem of false positives/overdiagnosis GreenMedInfo Jan 2015

The Impact of Vitamin D in Cancer - book chapter - 2017

 Download the PDF from Vitamin D Life

Alternative therapies have worse outcomes whe cancer therapy is ignored - July 2018

Complementary Medicine, Refusal of Conventional Cancer Therapy, and Survival Among Patients With Curable Cancers
Skyler B. Johnson, MD1; Henry S. Park, MD, MPH1; Cary P. Gross, MD2; et al James B. Yu, MD, MHS1,2
JAMA Oncol. Published online July 19, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.2487
 Download the PDF from Vitamin D Life
"Vitamin D" does not occur once in the study
Note: Study only looks at
Cancer treatment, not prevention
Cancer mortality, not cancer survival

Cancer Factoids from The Body, by Bill Bryson, 2019

  • They (Cancers) have evolved to avoid detection,” says Vormoor. “They can hide from drugs. They can develop resistance. (Vitamin D Life also believes that many have also learned to hide
  • Something we have only recently realized is that before cancers metastasize, they are able to prepare the ground for an invasion in distant target organs, probably through some form of chemical signaling. “What this means,” Vormoor says, “is that when cancer cells spread to other organs, they don’t just turn up and hope for the best. They already have a base camp
  • Viruses and bacteria cause cancers, too. The World Health Organization in 2011 estimated that 6 percent of cancers in the developed world but 22 percent in low- and middle-income countries are attributable to viruses alone.
  • A significant fraction of childhood cancer deaths come not from the cancer itself but from the treatments for it.

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