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Why A Diet Heavy in Fruits and Vegetables Might Help Men With Prostate Cancer

Many people consider food diet important in both prostate cancer prevention and in controlling its progression. Dietary derived agents, such as the flavonoids derived from fruits and vegetables should be of particular interest for prostate cancer survivors, as they seem to offer both chemo-prevention and an antioxidant effect along with a favorable safety and side-effect profile. Flavonoids that are directly derived from fruits and vegetables demonstrate an action on the androgen receptor (AR) axis thus having a particular value for preventing or treating castrate-resistant prostate cancer. There are four main flavonols - quercetin, myricetin, kaempferol, and fisetin that have been [...]

Updated Analysis Confirms That Adherence To A Strict Mediterranean Diet Is Correlated To Longer Cancer Survival For Many Cancers, Including Prostate Cancer

Go to any support group meeting and you are almost sure to hear someone, usually a new member of the group, ask about what they might do to lower their risk of having their prostate cancer progress or even lower their risk of dying from the prostate cancer. Among the common answer to this question that you will hear pertains to the subject of diet. The most common recommendation for diet will be to eat a Mediterranean Diet (MD). Is this a good answer? Actually, there is a lot of research that evaluates this answer. The research is extensive and [...]

The Cholesterol In Your Diet Might Be Causing Your Prostate Cancer To Spread

Research performed at the University of Queensland has shown that a diet, which is high in cholesterol, might increase the spread of prostate cancer tumors to lymph nodes, lungs and bones. According to the UQ Diamantina Institute study leader Dr Michelle Hill this research highlighted why it is important for men with prostate cancer to choose a low-cholesterol diet. He said that a "High cholesterol doesn't change the size of the original prostate cancer tumor, but the effect on cancer spreading was shown to be significant." The research went beyond the normal studies that show that there is a correlation [...]

By | April 8th, 2015|cholesterol, Diet, How We Live, statins, Uncategorized|2 Comments

The Well Reviewed Guide to Advanced Prostate Cancer (A Survivor Perspective) Has Been Updated and is Now Available for a free Download

Somehow I have been negligent and not let people know that I have written and posted a major update of my “Guide to Advanced Prostate Cancer.” As in the past, it is available as a free download from the Malecare web site. Helping me to update the book was prostate cancer survivor Craig Pynn and my own caretaker, Wendy Lebowitz. Anyone reading the first edition will be surprised when you see how many changes and updates this edition has included. It now has a very extensive conversation about living in the world as a cancer survivor as well as more [...]