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How might one prevent testicular and prostate cancer?

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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience in General Practice
Get checkup/selfexam: Self exam monthly and going to get you prostate checked by a professional are good preventable methods for these diseases.
Answered on Nov 25, 2013
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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
This describes early detection, which is excellent, but not prevention. Correcting high or intrabdominal undescended testes may prevent testicular cancer, certainly removing abnormal intrabdominal testes will prevent ca in an absent testis. Reducing fat & pesticide containg foods from diet may reduce risk of prostate ca. So may consuming green tea, tofu and plenty of tomato containg foods as well as vitamins D &/or E
Mar 5, 2013

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