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Patients were given vitamin D or placebo in conjunction with standard chemotherapeutics used to treat colorectal cancer.
This study was too small to get any significant effect on overall survival so a larger scale trial is being planned to evaluate the effect of vitamin D on overall survival in colorectal cancer patients.
This gene and bioengineering press release does a good job explaining the research and interviewing the study authors. It is worth a quick read.