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  • PSA screening for prostate cancer may not be necessary in future…
  • According to the National Cancer Registry, the lifetime risk for prostate cancer in men in South Africa is one in 18. While these statistics are scary, the good news is that prostate cancer tools and treatments are becoming more advanced by the minute! The latest tool that researchers have developed is a validated genetic tool to predict aggressive prostate cancer onset. Read on to learn al... ››› more
  • [18 January 2018]
  • Reduce your risk of aggressive prostate cancer by maintaining a healthy weight
  • A beer belly doesn't only affect your self-esteem, but also your odds of developing aggressive prostate cancer. This is according to a recent study conducted by researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in the United States. The study also found that if you're 40 years old and obese, you're at double the risk of developing the deadly disease! For the full findings, keep ... ››› more
  • [08 November 2017]
  • Here's why prostate cancer patients should be concerned about their cholesterol levels
  • Attention all prostate cancer patients! The results of a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention have revealed that when abundant, two types of fat molecules circulating in your blood - cholesterol and triglycerides - can boost your risk of cancer recurrence. “Our findings suggest that normalization, or even partial normalisation, of serum lipid levels among men with d... ››› more
  • [03 November 2017]
  • Study reveals surprising link between aggressive prostate cancer and eating red meat
  • You have a higher risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer if you consume a lot of ground beef and red meat - especially if it's grilled or well-done. This is according to recent research published in the journal PloS One. You read right - it turns out artery-clogging red meat contributes to more than heart disease. This is yet another reason to steer clear and opt for lean meats instead.... ››› more
  • [26 October 2017]
  • How to drastically reduce your risk of deadly prostate cancer over 60
  • New research has revealed that men can dramatically reduce their risk of prostate cancer after 60 by simply following healthy habits, such as following a heathy diet, exercising vigorously and not smoking. According to lead author Stacey Kenfield, up to 50% of lethal prostate cancer cases in the United States would be prevented if all men over 60 adopted five or more healthy habits! Kenfield is... ››› more
  • [23 October 2017]
  • Can vitamins and selenium prevent prostate cancer? Studies tell all…
  • If you're man wanting to reduce your risk of prostate cancer, you're probably wondering if you should bother popping antioxidant vitamins. Two of the largest trials ever conducted on vitamins and cancer prevention, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, say you shouldn't… The studies revealed that vitamins C and E and selenium won't stave off prostate cancer - or ot... ››› more
  • [13 October 2017]
  • The secret to prostate cancer defence is in this flavonoid
  • A study conducted by researchers at Case Western Reserve University in the United States has uncovered that eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables could be a good defence against prostate cancer. The researchers attributed this cancer-fighting benefits to the abundance of flavonoids - especially one specific flavonoid - found in fruits and vegetables as well as certain herbs. Read on f... ››› more
  • [06 October 2017]
  • Nine must-know prostate cancer signs and symptoms
  • According to the American Society of Clinical Oncology, prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in men and the second-leading cause of cancer death. The tricky thing about this type of cancer is that in most cases, it's silent for years with no early signs and symptoms, says Dr Osei-Tutu Owusu, a haematologist and oncologist at Cleveland Clinic Akron General's McDowell Cancer Institu... ››› more
  • [18 September 2017]
  • Chillies fight prostate cancer, boost circulation and more!
  • Chillies aren't only great for giving just about any dish a “kick” - they also boast many incredible health-enhancing benefits, such as prostate cancer defence and improved blood circulation. Don't worry, you don't need to start chomping on raw chillies to make the most of these amazing properties. Chilli powder and condiments can also work this magic in varying degrees! Read on to learn mo... ››› more
  • [07 September 2017]
  • Bigger men have a greater risk of aggressive prostate cancer, study finds
  • Past studies have suggested a potential link between a man's height or weight and prostate cancer. Now, a new study by researchers at University of Oxford in England has found that a man's height and weight can influence his risk of being diagnosed with either slow-growing or aggressive prostate cancer. The study concluded that larger the man, the greater his risk of getting and dying from aggr... ››› more
  • [28 August 2017]
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