Prostrate cancer is a big killer in the male population and still gets relatively low exposure.
Feel free to add your stories of Prostrate cancer and the treatments that have been endured/recommended on this thread.
Breaking Medical News
*Milk and Prostate Cancer: New Evidence *
A new study in the //International Journal of Cancer// highlights the
link between dairy consumption and prostate cancer. Researchers examined
dairy and calcium intake in 29,133 men in the Alpha-Tocopherol,
Beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention Study. As consumption of dairy products
or overall dietary calcium intake increased, risk for prostate cancer
increased. Men who consumed the most dietary calcium (greater than 2,000
mg per day) had a 63 percent greater risk, compared with those getting
less than 1,000 mg per day.
Several previous studies have linked dairy products with prostate
cancer. The new study adds to evidence that a principal reason may be
dairy calcium. Excess dietary calcium inhibits activation of vitamin D
in the body; vitamin D is essential for prostate health. Even though
milk products in the U.S. are fortified with vitamin D, their large
calcium load tends to block vitamin D activation in the body.
Mitrou PN, Albanes D, Weinstein SJ, Pietinen P, et al. A prospective
study of dietary calcium, dairy products and prostate cancer risk
(Finland). //Int J Cancer//. 2007;120:2466-2473.
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