Vitamin D Improves Survival with Non Small Cell Lung Cancer

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Lung Cancer Treatment

Vitamin D from a combination of dietary sources and sun exposure appears to improve the survival of patients with early-stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), according to a study published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the US. NSCLC is the most common type of lung cancer, accounting for approximately 75% to 80% of all lung cancers. Standard treatment for