Acıbadem Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi 2017 , Vol 8, Issue 2
In The Light of The Anti-Cancer Effects of Vitamin D On Cancer
İsmail Mücahit Alptekin
Ankara Üniversitesi, Beslenme ve Diyetetik, Ankara, Türkiye Vitamins play an important role in human nutrition and are part of the important mechanisms in the body. Among these vitamins, vitamin D has become known to be increasingly important. Almost completely synthesized in the skin by sunlight, vitamin D has many functions in the body. In this literature review, the relationship between cancer and the mechanism of vitamin D having various anti-cancer effects, will be reviewed. Keywords : vitamin D; cancer; apoptosis; anticancer