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Causes of prostrate cancer?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Daniel Culkin
Urology - Oncology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Many associations

There are many things that are associated with the decelopment of prostate cancer but no definite causes.
There is such a thing as inheritable prostate cancer but it is a far less common variant.

In brief: Many associations

There are many things that are associated with the decelopment of prostate cancer but no definite causes.
There is such a thing as inheritable prostate cancer but it is a far less common variant.
Dr. Daniel Culkin
Dr. Daniel Culkin
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Dr. Steven Charlap
High calcium in dairy products has been linked to prostate cancer.
Dr. Steven Charlap
Lycopene in tomatoes and watermelon are linked to prostate cancer prevention.
Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is associated with genetic risk, family history, race and thought to be more common in persons consuming high fat diets.

In brief: Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is associated with genetic risk, family history, race and thought to be more common in persons consuming high fat diets.
Dr. Steven Saunders
Dr. Steven Saunders
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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology

In brief: Age.

The main factor that contributes to prostate cancer, other than being male, is age.
If a man lives long enough, he will evenyually develop prostate cancer. Many times, men have this and die form some other unrelated illness. This is also more common in african american men.

In brief: Age.

The main factor that contributes to prostate cancer, other than being male, is age.
If a man lives long enough, he will evenyually develop prostate cancer. Many times, men have this and die form some other unrelated illness. This is also more common in african american men.
Dr. Joseph Woods
Dr. Joseph Woods
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