Study links low vitamin D to increased risk of pancreatic cancer

April 30, 2015 4:52 PM

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Study links low vitamin D to increased risk of pancreatic cancer

While it’s clear that too much sun can increase the risk for skin cancer, a new study has found that too little vitamin D can increase the risk of pancreatic cancer. The study is the first to link vitamin D deficiency with pancreatic cancer, Medical Daily reported.

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine gathered data from 107 countries and found that those with the least amount of sunlight also had the highest rates of pancreatic cancer.

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