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Prostate Health Archive
Calcium and prostate cancer risk
Physicians and researchers have long believed that consuming high amounts of calcium and dairy products increases the risk of prostate cancer, although study results have been inconsistent. Two recent studies make clear that the jury is still out.
Hormone therapy for prostate cancer puts heart at risk
A study by Boston researchers found that hormone therapy may increase risk of death from heart disease, especially among patients who have had prostate surgery.
Lycopene and tomatoes: No shield against prostate cancer
Studies reveal that lycopene, a nutrient found in tomatoes, does not seem to reduce prostate cancer risk.
Are BPH and LUTS “inexorable consequences of aging”?
Historically, the answer has been yes, but mounting evidence suggests that lifestyle factors may influence risk.
Biomarker predicts the development of hormone refractory disease
Blood and tissue levels of chromogranin A (CgA) may be early indication that prostate cancer that won’t respond for long to hormone therapy.
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