Trending in the news are articles discussing how research shows how this simple vitamin may prevent cancer. Canada has actually decided to become proactive in preventing cancer and has announced a national program for the prevention of cancer. Statistics show that cancer is the second leading cause of death in the world. Research has shown that supplementation with this vitamin decreases the risk of cancer by a whopping 75%. Canada has launched a program to make sure that every Canadian citizen receives a level of this vitamin to prevent most cancers, including breast cancer. Why is the US not looking into a program such as this? Following suit and doing what Canada is doing could save the country trillions of dollars and save millions of lives.