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Effect of Vitamin D on Breast Cancer Metastasis (1998)

Title:

Effect of Vitamin D on Breast Cancer Metastasis

Key words:

apoptosis

Research Institution:

University of Notre Dame

Location:

Indiana

Researcher:

JoEllen Welsh

Project Description:

Dr. Welsh tested the hypothesis that activation of cell death (apoptosis) by vitamin D and/or its analogs causes regression of breast cancer, inhibits local invasion and retards the metastic spread of estrogen-independent breast cancer in a mouse model.

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