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Vitamin D Lessens Breast Cancer Risk

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HEIDELBERG, Germany, April 21 (UPI) -- German scientists say women with low blood levels of a marker for vitamin D are at heightened risk for breast cancer.

Sascha Abbas and colleagues from a working group headed by Dr. Jenny Chang-Claude at the German Cancer Research Center who collaborated with researchers at the University Hospitals in Hamburg-Eppendorf said previous studies concentrated chiefly on nutritional vitamin D.

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