Showing 7 articles tagged 'Diet':
US scientists experimenting on mice have discovered that a high-fat diet as well as genetics can determine whether localised prostate cancer spreads to other parts of the body. Dr Sophie Lutter takes an in-depth look at the science and what it could mean for men with the disease.
Our Specialist Nurse, Laura, answers some of your questions about diet and what foods to eat or avoid when you have prostate cancer.
French scientists have discovered how fat cells and cancer cells attract each other, causing aggressive tumours to spread beyond the prostate.
The World Cancer Research Fund has published a report showing that men who are overweight or obese are at more risk of developing an advanced or aggressive form of prostate cancer than men of healthy weight. They’ve also estimated that around 10 per cent of the men diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer in the UK each year could be prevented from developing it, if they kept to a healthy weight.
The summer is finally here and BBQ season is upon us. This year people all around the country will be hosting BBQs to to help raise money for research to revolutionise how we diagnose and treat prostate cancer. And so that your BBQ is not only good for the cause but good for you too, we’ve put together our top tips for a healthy BBQ.
PRESS COMMENT: Taking supplements of selenium and vitamin E beyond the recommended dietary intake could increase risk of prostate cancer, according to a new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute today (21 February 2014).
Newspapers and the internet are overflowing with stories about how different foods can protect against or cure cancer. Our Specialist Nurses give you the facts and answer common questions about links between food and prostate cancer.