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Vitamin D lowers risk of cancer death, fish oil reduces odds of heart attack, study suggests

A recent large U.S. study designed to gauge the health benefits of vitamin D and fish oil supplements concludes that the omega-3 oil can dramatically reduce the odds of a heart attack while vitamin D’s benefits seem to come from lowering the risk of death from cancer. Neither vitamin D nor fish oil lowered the odds of stroke or of getting cancer in the first place in the trial. Read the article here.

Newsletter December 2018

Awareness: The PCCN-Toronto and Side by Side Prostate Cancer Support Groups Newsletter. In this Issue: November Awareness Night – Dr. Sidney Radomski on “Erectile Dysfunction and Incontinence after prostate cancer treatment” Our 2019 Awareness Nights meetings Our sponsors Our next Awareness Night – March 2019 PCCN-Toronto enjoyed a very successful “social night out” at the MANDARIN Restaurant The Rock the Road Raffle in support of Prostate Cancer Canada is back We Remember Ask the Health Care Team – “Why do I need treatment if I feel just fine?” by Dr. Sharon Sharir (Humber River Regional Hospital) Heads up for the …

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