A 33-year-old member asked:
How might one prevent testicular and prostate cancer?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
General Practice 18 years experience
Get checkup/selfexam: Self exam monthly and going to get you prostate checked by a professional are good preventable methods for these diseases.
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Urology 25 years experience
Cancer Prevention: While most research of the past few decades has focused on treating cancer, there are new inroads being made in discerning how to prevent it. For the two you list, however, there are no established methods of prevention. There are correlations between high-fat, low fiber diets and risk of prostate cancer, as borne out in the increased incidence of prostate cancer in Asian men who move to america.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Can you tell me how i can prevent prostate cancer?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pathology 44 years experience
You really can't: All normally-masculinized men are at risk. The talk about diet and vitamins is the result of a morass of contradictory epidemiologic studies and this says to me that we are only seeing noise. I remain skeptical about the value of routine psa's as a cost-effective way of saving lives. Get a digital rectal exam yearly and go on about your live.
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Last updated Feb 19, 2015
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