Smoking Doubles Prostate Cancer Death Risk

Researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York found that prostate cancer patients who smoke have an increased risk of experiencing negative side effects from treatment, a recurrence, or even dying from prostate cancer. The study was published in the journal BJU International. Previous studies have examined the connection between prostate cancer and...Continue reading

Vitamin D may prevent prostate cancer growth

Researchers at the University of Colorado Cancer Center have found that vitamin D can help block a protein that causes prostate tumors to grow. Published in the journal Prostate, they discovered that inflammation may be the link between vitamin D and prostate cancer. They found that the gene GDF-15 – known to be up-regulated by...Continue reading

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