Dr. Garland explains if women with sufficient levels of vitamin D are less likely to develop breast cancer.
Dr. Cedric Garland, Dr.P.H., F.A.C.E.:
Well, women with the highest levels of vitamin D have the lowest incidences of breast cancer, and breast cancer patients with the highest levels of vitamin D have approximately double the duration of survival as people with low levels of vitamin D.
About Dr. Cedric Garland, Dr.P.H., F.A.C.E.:
Dr. Cedric Garland, Dr.P.H., F.A.C.E., is adjunct professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of California, San Diego. His research interests include, epidemiology of breast cancer, colon cancer, leukemia, melanoma, multiple sclerosis and ovarian cancer.