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Low Vitamin D Levels and Cancer

Low Vitamin D Levels and Cancer - Why should you test? 

Low vitamin D levels increase the risk for most cancers including:

Vitamin D supports the effectiveness of many chemotherapy drugs including:

  • gemcitabine
  • cisplatin

Each person's vitamin D3 blood level is unique. I base my vitamin D3 dosage on initial blood levels. After taking vitamin D3 for 3 months it's time to repeat the dose to make sure you are getting the optimal level.

ZRT Labs has an at home finger stick blood collection kit. You can order the test kit directly from the laboratory for $75. Place the drops of blood on the test pad and place the kit in the mail. You will receive the vitamin D blood levels within 2 weeks.

Click here to order your Vitamin D Blood test.


Click here to order your Vitamin D Blood test.

Prescription Vitamin D2 is not the most potent form of vitamin D. Non prescription vitamin D3 is approximately 87% more potent in raising and maintaining serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations and in producing two- to threefold greater storage of vitamin D than did D2.1

Click here to learn about Vitamin D3 Capsules and Drops.

How much vitamin D3 should you take if you are low? Click here to schedule a brief appointment.

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1 Heaney RP, Recker RR, Grote J, et al. Vitamin d3 is more potent than vitamin d2 in humans. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Mar;96(3):E447-52. [PMID:21177785]