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Doctor insights on: Preventing Prostate Cancer

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How can I prevent prostate cancer?

How can I prevent prostate cancer?

No, not really...: The studies on how to prevent prostate cancer have not proved to be definitive, and even conflicting. The key nutritional ingredients on studies are selenium, zinc, lycopene, etc. So, while still in the quagmire of uncertainty, if wishing, use them in moderation as long as you can afford, but realize there is no definite proof of their effectiveness, In reality, still gear up decency in DRE/PSA. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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How can you prevent prostate cancer?

How can you prevent prostate cancer?

Low prostate ca risk: Reduce prostate cancer risk by: choose a healthy diet choose a low-fat diet eat more fat from plants than from animals. Increase the amount of fruits and vegetables you eat each day. Eat fish. Reduce red meat reduce the amount of dairy products you eat each day drink green tea try adding soy to your diet. Drink alcohol in moderation, if at all maintain a healthy weight exercise daily. ...Read more

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Being a Healthy Man (Tip)

Being a Healthy Man

Adequate sunlight has been shown to reduce your risk for prostate cancer. ...See more

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Preventing Falls (Checklist)

Avoid throw rugs in the house
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Wear slippers with a non-skid sole
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Take a TaiChi or yoga class for seniors
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Work on flexibility, balance, and strength
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What things help to prevent prostate cancer?

What things help to prevent prostate cancer?

None yet: There is no absoltutely confirmed prevention for prostate cancer. However countries where people maintain a low fat diet like japan have a lower incidence pf prostate cancer. So a heart healthy diet appers to be protate healthy. In addition, recent studies show that Avodart (dutasteride) and Proscar may prevent prostate cancer. However, these medications are only approved for treatment of BPH at this time. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can prevent prostate cancer?

Can you tell me how i can prevent prostate cancer?

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. ...Read more

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Being a Healthy Man (Tip)

Being a Healthy Man

A low-fat diet high in fruits and vegetables is the best way to prevent prostate cancer. ...See more

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Preventing Rabies (Checklist)

Before any travel, inquire about any local rabies problems
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If bitten by an unknown/wild animal, follow-up with your doctor
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Consider rabies prophylaxis if there is a high risk as deemed by MD
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What are some good steps to prevent prostate cancer?

What are some good steps to prevent prostate cancer?

Unfortunately...: There does not appear to be a silver bullet to prevent prostate cancer. Recent studies have ruled out vitamin e, selenium, & 5-ars as convincing chemoprevention agents. We do know that a diet high in animal fat, low in vegetables and soy increases your risk, as does obesity, diabetes, & smoking. It is suggested physical activity lowers your risk, as does drinking coffee. Seek a healthy lifestyle. ...Read more

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Is prostate massage the only way to prevent prostate cancer ?

Is prostate massage the only way to prevent prostate cancer ?

No: Overwhelming support for prostate massage in the prevention of prostate cancer is not substantiated which is why it has not become the standard of care. ...Read more

Dr. Moez Khorsandi
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Prostate Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a new growth of any tissue with an ability to spread - metastasize - along blood vessels and lymphatic channels to near or far sites of the body with never-ending aggressiveness until the host succumbs to death by it or other related problems. Prostate cancer is one of them ranked as #2 cancer (after skin cancer) and & #2 cancer death (after lung cancer). 1 in 6-7 men in ...Read more


Dr. Corey Clay
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Prostate (Definition)

The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more