Vitamin D supplementation may improve immunotherapy response in advanced melanoma
Source: Healio, April 2023
Patients with melanoma who had normal vitamin D levels at baseline or with supplementation had a higher response rate to immunotherapy.
Vitamin D supplementation could be considered for these patients.
Maintenance of normal vitamin D levels during anti-PD-1 immunotherapy should be standard procedure for patients with advanced melanoma to allow for better treatment outcomes, according to a report in Cancer.