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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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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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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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Exercise, future anticancer therapy?

September 13, 2016

Several studies have demonstrated the benefits of exercise to improve the quality of life of people with cancer. But Dr. Fred Saad, urologist-oncologist and researcher at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM), goes further. He believes that physical exercise has a direct effect on cancer, as effective as drugs, for treating patients with […]

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Don’t Take Prostate Cancer Lying Down: 3 Exercises to Work It Out

May 23, 2016

According to the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, men who get regular exercise have a slightly lower risk for developing initial prostate cancer. After a prostate cancer diagnosis, patients who maintain a routine of vigorous activity just three hours each week have a much better survival rate. For men who have prostate cancer, working out with […]

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Brisk walking key for prostate cancer survivors

June 1, 2015

Brisk walking for about three hours a week is enough to help prostate cancer survivors reduce damaging side effects of their treatment, according to a promising study. “Non-vigorous walking for three hours per week seems to improve the fatigue, depression and body weight issues that affect many men post-treatment,” said Siobhan Phillips, lead author from […]

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Prostate Cancer Patients Find Support in Group Fitness Classes

February 20, 2015

Participating in supervised group exercise programs not only improves prostate cancer patients’ physical and mental well-being but also provides them with much-needed emotional and social support, according to the results of a recent study. Read the article.

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Managing bone health in patients with prostate cancer

October 29, 2014

Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Humber River Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada BARKIN J. How I Do It: Managing bone health in patients with prostate cancer. Can J Urol 2014;21(4): 7399-7403. Urologists have two scenarios where they have to address bone loss or increased risk of fractures in men with prostate cancer. In the first […]

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Effect of Caffeine on Exercise Capacity and Function in Prostate Cancer Survivors

September 23, 2014

Caffeine may improve exercise capacity and reduce fatigue in cancer survivors, a University of Queensland study has found. The study is the first of its kind to investigate whether caffeine, the world’s most commonly used stimulant, can help prostate cancer survivors exercise. Read the article.  

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Walking can cut risk of dying for cancer patients

September 23, 2014

Breast and prostate cancer patients could cut their risk of dying by walking just one mile a day, it has been suggested. Read the article.

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