In months with low UV radiation during wintertime, tumor asociated changes of serum levels of 2 D 3 and PGE 2 are inversely correlated. Past results of a combination of Marbofloxacin calcitriol and NSAIDs need further investigation in cancer treatment. The use of calcitriol with or without NSAIDs in combination with cytotoxic therapies is still not evaluated. Further randomized controlled trials are needed in order to elucidate complex actions in cancer treatment. Conflict of Interest Statement The Authors declare no conflict of interest relevant to this article.
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