Vitamin D and melanoma incidence and mortality. Academic Article uri icon

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  • 9

end page

  • 15

abstract

  • The role of vitamin D (25-OH-D, or 25-hydroxyvitamin D) and its potential confounders in relationship to melanoma risk and mortality is discussed. The paradox that ultraviolet radiation (UVR) exposure is the major environmental risk factor for melanoma etiology as well as a major source of vitamin D might be explained by viewing vitamin D levels as the result of a healthy lifestyle rather than a cause of health.© 2012 John Wiley & Sons A/S.

date/time value

  • 2013

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/pcmr.12015

PubMed Identifier

  • 22947439

volume

  • 26

number

  • 1

keywords

  • Dietary Supplements
  • Genetic Predisposition to Disease
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Melanoma
  • Pigmentation
  • Risk Factors
  • Skin Neoplasms
  • Sunscreening Agents
  • Ultraviolet Rays
  • Vitamin D