Vitamin D Deficiency (Holick, 2007) Undiagnosed vitamin D deficiency is not uncommon and 25-hydroxyvitamin D is the barometer for vitamin D status. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D is not only a predictor of bone health, but is also an independent predictor of risk for cancer and other chronic diseases.
Vitamin D and VDR in Gynecological Cancers—A Systematic Review (Deuster et al., 2017)A large number of studies have displayed the crucial role vitamin D and its receptor have in gynaecological cancers. Preclinical, as well as epidemiological evidence, supports vitamin D’s risk-reducing influence in gynaecologic carcinomas . It is a widely shared opinion that vitamin D supplementation decreases the risk of developing cancer.