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Editor's Correspondence
December 10/24, 2007

Vitamin D Intake and Breast Cancer Risk in Postmenopausal Women—Reply

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Copyright 2007 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2007

Arch Intern Med. 2007;167(22):2532. doi:10.1001/archinte.167.22.2532-b

In reply

We thank Dizdar and colleagues for offering an alternative explanation to our finding of no risk reduction of postmenopausal breast cancer with higher vitamin D intake.1 They suggest that the positive interplay between vitamin D and estrogens might have attenuated the protection of vitamin D against breast cancer development among postmenopausal women.

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