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Efficacy of Vitamin D in Advanced Prostate Cancer: a Pilot Study (1995)

Title:

Efficacy of Vitamin D in Advanced Prostate Cancer: a Pilot Study

Key words:

vitamin deficiency, oncogenic osteomalacia

Research Institution:

Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Location:

Missouri

Researcher:

Peter J Van Veldhuizen

Project Description:

Dr. VanVeldhuizen sought to determine whether treatment with vitamin D and analogs can moderate the pain associated with advanced prostatic cancer, either by correcting vitamin deficiency, by having an antiproliferative effect on the cancer, or by alleviating the effects of oncogenic osteomalacia.

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