POMx and oxidative stress: defining impact on prostate cancer biology

Many patients have an intense interest in the possible benefits associated with the use of pomegranate extract and pomegranate juice on prevention and management of prostate cancer, and there is limited data on this topic from well-designed studies to date. … READ MORE …

A “last word” from the Genitourinary Cancers Symposium

Over 200 posters and other presentations of new data, as well as many other discussions and lectures, were offered yesterday in the prostate cancer sessions at the Genitourinary Cancers Symposium in Orlando.
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The short-term, potential future of prostate cancer prevention

A recent article in the Journal of General Internal Medicine argues that using 5α-reductase (5-ARI) therapy (i.e., with dutasteride or finasteride) to prevent the early onset of prostate cancer is not justified by the available data. … And we entirely agree, … READ MORE …

It’s time to invest in pomegranate stocks (or orchards)!

It appears that regular use of commercially available pomegranate extract really does have a significant impact on PSA doubling time (PSADT) among men with a rising PSA but no indication of bone metastasis. … READ MORE …

Pity the innocent pomegranate

Those who have been assiduously drinking their pomegranate juice will want to be aware of actions taken today by the Federal Trade Commission (the FTC). … READ MORE …

Supplements and prostate cancer prevention: an update

An article by Collins on the CalorieLab web site offers a sound summary of “where we are” (or perhaps more accurately “where we aren’t”) with regard to the use of supplements in the prevention of prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

Of prostate cancer and pomegranates

There is now a growing literature on the clinical potential of agents present in pomegranate juice, and specifically a biochemical known as delphinidin, in the prevention and management of cancers in general and prostate cancer in particular. … READ MORE …