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ba0001pp156 | Cancer and bone: basic, translational and clinical | ECTS2013

Vitamin D serum levels and breast cancer risk in a mediterranean population: a case–control study

Rodriguez-Sanz Maria , Garcia-Giralt Natalia , Torres Elisa , De Ramon Marta , Cano-Sanchez Antonio , Garcia-Perez Miguel Angel , Servitja Sonia , Garrigos Laia , Martinez-Garcia Maria , Tusquets Ignasi , Albanell Joan , Diez Adolfo , Prieto-Alhambra Daniel , Nogues Xavier

Background: Besides the classic actions of vitamin D on bone metabolism and calcium homeostasis, there is evidence emphasizing its antiproliferative and proapoptotic activities. Data coming mostly from Northern regions suggest an effect of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) serum concentrations on breast cancer prevention. We aimed to study the association between 25(OH)D concentrations and breast cancer risk in a Mediterranean population (Spain).Methods: We ...