Impact Of Vitamin D Deficiency On Breast Cancer

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Dr. Megha Thampy
Dr. Kavita M S


Breast cancer was found to be the most recurrent cancer among women. The study was taken to find out the effect of body composition, vitamin D and other associated biochemical factors for breast cancer among women in their reproductive age groups in connection with the mammographic density. Newly diagnosed subjects with breast cancer and subjects without breast cancer were selected for the study. Mammographic densities of subjects were taken from Hospital Information System through picture archiving and communication system. Human body composition and biochemical analysis were found out using universally acceptable techniques and formulae. The research revealed that certain factors like age, body composition, and biochemical factors like calcium, phosphorus along with vitamin D had a great influence on breast cancer.


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Dr. Megha Thampy, & Dr. Kavita M S. (2023). Impact Of Vitamin D Deficiency On Breast Cancer. Journal of Advanced Zoology, 44(1), 105–117.
Author Biographies

Dr. Megha Thampy

Assistant Professor, Department of Home Science, Morning Star Home Science College, Angamaly,  Ernakulam, Kerala.

Dr. Kavita M S

Assistant Professor Food and Nutrition, Department of Home Science, Govt. College for Women, Trivandrum, Kerala, India. 


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