Admin Posted June 24, 2013 Share Posted June 24, 2013 Jim Marshall (not a doctor) said ... Men with higher levels of Vitamin D before treatment lasted longer. So correcting low levels of Vitamin D is recommended for all men with prostate cancer. The USA units reading of 32 ng/ml mentioned in the article below is equivalent to an Australian units reading of 80 nmol/ml (also 80 pmol/L) (using a conversion factor of 2.496). Thanks to Tony Brown. ... end Jim This abstract is only available for 24 hours for members to get an email.After 24 hours the abstract will only be available through the link to the ASCO site below. The association between pre-treatment serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and survival in stage IV prostate cancer. ... Caution This extract was published in association with the American Society of Clinical Oncology 2013 annual conference. Though the research behind it may have been excellent, your doctor cannot yet give much weight to it for a number of reasons, including: It is only an extract. The full paper may reveal information important for your treatment. The study has not yet had peer review - with doctors and researchers scrutinising the study closely for mistakes and limitations after it is published in a professional journal. Your doctor may already be aware of a limitations of the findings because of their wider reading. The link below is to a page or document that we do not control.Parts of it may be wrong or misleading.Check with your doctor if something interests you. If it is temporarily or permanently unavailable, you may receive an error message. Source URL: http://meetinglibrary.asco.org/content/108485-132 Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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