We know that vitamin D levels are one of the factors that influences our likely prognosis with CLL. It seems that there is still a great deal we need to learn in general about the importance of vitamin D and perhaps the importance to our general health of the main source of our vitamin D supply - sunshine!
Peter Robert Ebeling, Head, Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Sciences; Professor of Medicine at Monash University explains:
I found the discussion on the influence of sunshine on (the suppression of) our immune system, auto-immune disease and inflammation particularly interesting. Obviously there's much more to learn.