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Prostate cancer: Common vitamin deficiency could increase your risk – signs

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The study looked at more than 600 men from around Chicago with higher PSA levels, a prostate-specific antigen used to detect prostate cancer.

All of the participants were also scanned for vitamin D deficiency.

The results have revealed African-American men to have a 2.43 times higher risk of prostate cancer.

When it came to the odds of having aggressive form of this cancer, European Americans had a 3.66 times higher risk, while African Americans had a 4.89 times increased risk.



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