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Cholesterol Linked to High-Grade Prostate Cancer

July 2, 2017

Elevated cholesterol levels are associated with an increased risk of high-grade prostate cancer, investigators reported at the American Urological Association 2017 annual meeting. Read the article here.

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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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7 Tips for a Successful First Visit to Your Oncologist

March 10, 2016

Click here to view, in cartoon form, some of our basic tips for all of your visits.  (You have to click on the row of cartoons to view them.)

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Latest Dietary Advice for Prostate Cancer

August 18, 2015

A new BMC Medicine review details a variety of foods, nutrients, and diets that may hold promise for reducing the incidence or progression of prostate cancer (PCa). Not a lot new in this article, but a lot of detail in the actual medical journal article available with a click. Read the article.

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Metformin May Reduce Prostate Cancer Recurrence Risk

March 6, 2015

Metformin may decrease the risk of biochemical recurrence (BCR) among men treated for prostate cancer (PCa), according to a recent systematic review and meta-analysis. Read the article.

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Flu Vaccine + Prostate Cancer

November 20, 2014

This is one of Dr. Snuffy Meyer’s videos about prostate cancer.  Dr. Snuffy Myers talks about why the flu vaccine is so important for prostate cancer patients. Click here to view video.

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