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Cause of cancer, in general, could be due to many factors including smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, obesity, viruses, bacterias infection, radiation, lack of activities, genetic factors, bad diet, carcinogens, chemicals, toxins present in the atmosphere, work hazard, and abestos.
There could be one or multiple reasons that one gets cancer. There are still many unknowns there, but the good thing to know is that not long ago, many cancers were once fatal, are now curable and treatable than ever before.
Vitamin D and Cancer Prevention
Vitamin D has been shown to block the growth of cancer cells. 75% of colon and breast cancers can be prevented if vitamin D levels in blood maintains between
40-60 ng/ml, according to research published by Dr. Cedric F. Garland, University of California San Diego, School of Medicine. 75% - 80% of people in the United States have below normal rang of vitamin D in their body.
Breast Cancer and Vitamin D levels
According to observational studies, the rate of breast cancer decreases by about 30% when vitamin D levels are greater than 40 ng/mL comparing to lower levels of 20 ng/ml.It appears that, risk of getting breast cancer decreases substantially as vitamin D levels increase from very low levels (less than 10 ng/ml) to 20-30 ng/ml, then that rate decreases at a slower paste until levels of around 50 ng/ml.
Higher Cancer Cases in Western Countries