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Vitamin D: Biologic Significance in Colon Cancer (1996)


Vitamin D: Biologic Significance in Colon Cancer

Key words:

1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3

Research Institution:

Georgetown University


District of Columbia


Stephen R Evans

Project Description:

Dr. Evans sought to determine the levels of vitamin D receptors in colon cancer tissues and correlate with prognostic features. In addition, the effect of the active metabolite of vitamin D (1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3) and its analogs on the growth of human colon cancer xenografts was followed.

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