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Vitamin D Helps Body Put Brakes on Cancer, University of Washington Study



11/26/2012 7:02:31 AM

Vitamin D appears to slow down the production of a protein that drives cell division and that is active at elevated levels in more than half of all cancers. The active form of vitamin D acts by several mechanisms to inhibit both the production and function of the protein cMYC, according to a study published in the latest edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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