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ea0056p278 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2018

Vitamin D and cancer of the prostate

Kostoglou-Athanassiou Ifigenia , Athnassiou Lambros , Mourmouras Nicolaos , Topalidis Stefanos , Filios Athanasios , Karafotias Achilleas , Mascha Olga , Delakas Dimitrios

Introduction: Vitamin D deficiency has been found to be associated with multiple chronic diseases, including diabetes mellitus type 1 and 2, rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases. However, the relationship between vitamin D and cancer remains controversial. Vitamin D deficiency is widely prevalent in the general population. In accordance, vitamin D deficiency was found to be prevalent in Scotland. In a study performed in Scotland vitamin D deficiency was observed,...