Vitamin D and mammographic breast density: a systematic review - vitamin d and breast density

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The Effects of Vitamin D on Mammographic Density and Breast Tissue - Kathryn Rexrode vitamin d and breast density


Several studies assessed the association of Vitamin D with mammographic breast density, a known and strong breast cancer risk factor.

Mammographic density is a strong risk factor for breast cancer, but the underlying biology for this association is unknown. Studies suggest that vitamin D may.

Supplementation with vitamin D3 in premenopausal women may not have a significant effect in decreasing breast density percentage.

Showing that vitamin D reduces breast density would provide strong support for the idea that vitamin D can be a safe and inexpensive.

This study reports on the relation of dietary vitamin D and calcium to mammographic breast densities, one of the strongest breast cancer risk.