Ultraviolet B (UVB) Radiation Reduces Risk Of 16 Types Of Cancer In U.S.

Sun, 27 Aug 2006 12:00 PM EST

... A study published this week in Anticancer Research confirms that solar UVB irradiance is associated with reduced risk of 16 sites of cancer, apparently through production of vitamin D. These cancers include 6 sites of gastrointestinal cancers, 3 cancers of female sites, 3 urogenital cancers, 2 types of lymphomas, and 2 upper aerodigestive tract cancers. [click link for full article] ...