Risk for prostate cancer diagnosis from the Finnish Prostate Cancer Screening Trial

A new paper in the Scandinavian Journal of Urology has provided us with some insights into things associated (and not associated) with risk for a diagnosis of prostate cancer, based on data from > 12,000 participants in the Finnish cohort of the European Randomized Screening for Prostate Cancer (ERSPC) study. … READ MORE …

But does it make a blind bit of difference?

In a newly published paper in the journal Integrative Cancer Therapies, the authors report high use of vitamins and supplements among undiagnosed men with a brother who has previously been diagnosed with prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

Vitamins, supplements, and prostate cancer-related risk

Many men use vitamins and other supplements to prevent the onset of prostate cancer or to prevent the progression of prostate cancer after diagnosis. However, a new article in Family Practice suggests that there is no really good clinical evidence for either of these practices in the published literature. … 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 …

Cancer prevention: one man’s opinion

In an editorial commentary on OncologySTAT, Schwartzenberg discusses where we stand on the issue of vitamins, micronutrients, and cancer prevention in general after the negative result of the SELECT trial, but his views are also applicable to prostate cancer in particular. … READ MORE …