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Diet and Prostate Cancer

While there’s not enough information currently available to make clear recommendations about diet and prostate cancer there are some indications that dietary changes made many years earlier in a man’s life may reduce the risk of developing the disease.

Current research is suggesting:

A diet high in fat — especially animal fat, may increase prostate cancer risk. However, no studies,… Read More »

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Prostate Cancer Screening – Yes or No

The Facts Are 

A simple blood test is highly effective in detecting the levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in a man’s bloodstream.  Yet many physicians still suggest that the test is not 100% accurate and therefore not necessary. Few male patients will insist on it.  Often overlooked is the simple fact that many serious diseases including prostate cancer show… Read More »

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Prostate Cancer Why Men Die From Embarrassment

When it comes to speaking about issues occurring below the belt-line, 90% of men will ignore the subject or retreat into silence. Unlike women, who openly share life-saving information on their health with their physicians and friends, men tend to “macho up” and retreat into quiet isolation. Additional conversation is generally not an option.

The end result of this self-imposed wall of silence by men has been the re-allocation of… Read More »

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Fish Oil and Prostate Cancer

Should you stop taking fish oil?

A 2013 study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute found that men with the highest concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids in their blood had a 71 percent greater risk for developing a deadly type of prostate cancer.

While that may sound worrisome, a more recent look at the research suggests there’s no reason to take fish off your menu.

The most important thing… Read More »

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