Nutrition, ADT, and metastatic prostate cancer

Most men who are taking androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) for metastatic prostate cancer feel the need to “do something” about their diet in order to (a) further help to control the risk for progression of their cancer and (b) help to cope with the side effects of ADT. … READ MORE …

Nutrition and prostate cancer — an educational webinar

On Monday evening, at 5:00 pm Pacific / 8:00 pm Eastern on July 31, AnCan will be offering an educational webinar with Greta Mcaire, RD, the resident Registered Dietitian at the UCSF Cancer Center. … READ MORE …

An update to the PrEvENT trial in England

The Prostate Cancer: Evidence of Exercise and Nutrition Trial (PrEvENT) has been ongoing in England since August 2014 and is an important and serious exploration of how diet and exercise may affect the outcomes of men who are treated for prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

Real care beyond medical treatment, and impact on quality of life

A small, recent pilot study in Geneva, Switzerland, has shown that radiation therapy (RT) + androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) can be given safely to frail patients with non-metastatic, locally advanced or aggressive, intermediate prostate cancer, if and when a multidisciplinary care program is implemented to help such frail patients to limit risk for and manage predictable side effects. … READ MORE …

“Diet, nutrition, physical activity and prostate cancer”

A new report issued here in the USA by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AIRC) and globally by the World Cancer Research Fund International is focused on “Diet, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Prostate Cancer“. … READ MORE …

Diet, nutrition, place, and risk for prostate cancer

A newly published paper in the journal Nutrients doesn’t tell us anything really new about the likely correlations between nutrition and risk for prostate cancer, but it does offer us some interesting information about the time frame over which such correlations may take effect. … READ MORE …

Nutritional guidance for cancer patients

According to a new article in the journal Nutrition and Cancer, “Consistent online dietary recommendations are lacking for patients during and after cancer treatment.” This will hardly come as a shock to many in the prostate cancer community, but an article like this one may help to initiate development of better guidelines. … READ MORE …