Seasonal variations in vitamin D levels in melanoma patients: a single-centre prospective pilot comparative study

Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, 04/26/2012

Unexpected, significant increases in vitamin D levels were seen in melanoma patients during summer, suggesting non–adherence with photoprotective measures and reflecting a heliophilic behaviour. Vitamin D supplementation is recommended in melanoma patients during both winter and summer.

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