Living Longer and Healthier with Prostate Cancer

If you’re living with prostate cancer, you may be able to live longer and healthier by making some changes to your eating and exercise routine. Increasingly, studies show that healthy eating and maintaining an active lifestyle after a prostate cancer diagnosis can lower the chances of the cancer coming back, and can improve the chances of staying disease-free. Healthy habits, such as not smoking, can also improve survival. Benefits may also include a lowered risk of heart disease. Read the Article.

Researchers Discover Prostate Cancer-Fighting Compound in Jamaican Allspice

Essential to jerk seasoning, allspice is known for flavoring Jamaican and other cuisines around the world with a blend of cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and pepper but, according to a new study by Miller School researchers, the aromatic spice could be known one day for impeding the growth of, or maybe even preventing, prostate cancer, the No. 2 cancer-killer of men in the U.S. Read the article.

PCC Releases New Recommmendations on PSA Testing

Sept. 5, 2013 PROSTATE CANCER CANADA RELEASES NEW RECOMMENDATIONS Lowering the age of baseline testing for prostate cancer Today we released new recommendations to empower Canadian males to take a more active role in monitoring their number one cancer risk: prostate cancer. A recent nationwide poll showed that while 87% of Canadian men aged 35+ fear prostate cancer, less than half anticipate being tested in the next 12 months – even though early diagnosis can increase the odds of survival. Read about it.

Fla. seaweed may help fight cancer, inflammations

A new defense against prostate cancer, the most common cancer in men in the United States, may come from a seaweed found off the coast of Florida. University of Florida pharmacy researchers have screened various seaweeds with cancer-preventive potential and identified one that shows particular promise. They isolated specific compounds in this common green alga, known as sea lettuce, and undertook studies to understand exactly how they work. Their findings, published Sept. 4 in Cancer Prevention Research, show how the species may protect multiple organs from disease and may be particularly effective in preventing prostate cancer. Read the article.

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