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Diet and Cancer

May 7, 2017

The truth about diet and cancer: Top dietitian Jane Clarke reveals what to eat (and what to avoid) to beat the disease. Read the article here.

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Evidence of Exercise and Nutrition Trial dietary and physical activity modifications

May 7, 2017

There is increasing evidence that low levels of physical activity and diets low in fruit and vegetables and high in meat and dairy products are risk factors for prostate cancer disease progression. The Prostate cancer: Evidence of Exercise and Nutrition Trial (PrEvENT) aimed to assess a diet and physical activity intervention in men undergoing radical […]

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Video: “The Prostate Gland and Testosterone: relationship, importance to overall health, and the impact of prostate cancer and treatment on one’s health”

May 5, 2017

March 2017 Awareness Night The Prostate Gland and Testosterone: relationship, importance to overall health, and the impact of prostate cancer and treatment on one’s health Dr. Joseph R. LaBossiere, BMSc, MD, MSc, FRCSC Reconstructive Urology Fellow, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre             CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The […]

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Elevated cholesterol, triglycerides increase prostate cancer recurrence risk

April 9, 2017

Elevated cholesterol and triglycerides increase prostate cancer recurrence risk, according to research. Read the article here.

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Prostate Cancer Surgery and Pelvic Floor Exercises: What to Know

February 19, 2017

In this video, shared by Continence Foundation of Australia, listen to Specialist Continence & Women’s Health Physiotherapist, Shan Morrison, as she discusses urinary incontinence in men after prostate cancer surgery. Dr. Morrison also talks about pelvic floor exercises and how these can help men in their recovery. Watch the video here.

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Alcohol intake, drinking patterns, and prostate cancer risk and mortality

February 19, 2017

A Finnish study found that heavy regular alcohol consumption and binge drinking during midlife were significantly associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer risk. Men who were heavy drinkers (>14 drinks/week) were at a 46% higher risk of prostate cancer compared to those who were light drinkers (≤ 3 drinks/week). Among current drinkers, binge […]

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Video: “Sexual Health and Prostate Cancer”

January 16, 2017

November 2016 Awareness Night Sexual Health and Prostate Cancer Dr. Andrew G. Matthew, PhD., C.Psych Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto Senior staff Psychologist, Member of the Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care Co-Lead, Genito-Urinary Survivorship Program at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre CLICK […]

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Can pomegranates really add years to your life – and fight cancer?

January 2, 2017

In a small study in 2006, University of California researchers found that drinking a daily 227ml glass of pomegranate juice significantly slowed the progress of prostate cancer — it’s thought urolithins block cancer cell growth. Now a U.S. trial involving 30 patients is looking at whether supplements containing the fruit’s extract can prevent prostate cancer […]

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A peek behind the curtain: pathologists are the most important doctors you’ll never meet

October 23, 2016

Unlike your GP, urologist, and oncologist, pathologists are not docs that you choose and you’ll likely never meet them. They are associated with labs and with medical practices. They rarely meet patients or speak to them. In fact, in some areas pathologists are barred from speaking to patients. An interview with Dr. Les Raff, head […]

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Prostate cancer: Four extra inches on a man’s waistline increases deadly disease risk by a fifth

September 13, 2016

A 14-year-study, which spanned eight countries, found that overall, an extra four inches on the waist was associated with a 13 per cent increased risk of prostate cancer – and an 18 per cent rise in fatal disease. Read the article.

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