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Can A Low Carb Diet Affect the Side Effects of Hormone Therapy (ADT)?

Dr. Steve Freedland, from Cedar Sinai conducted a controlled, randomized clinical study that evaluated the efficacy of an extremely low carbohydrate diet on the side effects of hormone therapy (ADT).   The study showed that an extreme diet has a positive impact on many of the side negative effects as well as causing significant weight loss [...]

Tips To Reduce The Cancer Risk Of Grilling Meat And Other Food Ideas To Consider

If you are like me then you enjoy eating grilled meat. I know, eating red meat isn’t going to be healthy, but I still enjoy it and I long ago decided that eating, in moderation, the foods I enjoy is a trade off I am willing to do as I live my life. However, I [...]

Some Tricks To Help You Maintain Adequate Nutrition When On Chemotherapy

Having chemotherapy causes all sorts of strains and difficulties. One almost universal side effect from chemotherapy is the difficulty many of us face in getting enough nutrition. Nutrition comes from eating food yet many of us just don't feel hungry so eating is difficult. We lose our appetite, food tastes terrible and we battle nausea. [...]

Why A Diet Heavy in Fruits and Vegetables Might Help Men With Prostate Cancer

Many people consider food diet important in both prostate cancer prevention and in controlling its progression. Dietary derived agents, such as the flavonoids derived from fruits and vegetables should be of particular interest for prostate cancer survivors, as they seem to offer both chemo-prevention and an antioxidant effect along with a favorable safety and side-effect [...]

Updated Analysis Confirms That Adherence To A Strict Mediterranean Diet Is Correlated To Longer Cancer Survival For Many Cancers, Including Prostate Cancer

Go to any support group meeting and you are almost sure to hear someone, usually a new member of the group, ask about what they might do to lower their risk of having their prostate cancer progress or even lower their risk of dying from the prostate cancer. Among the common answer to this question [...]

The Cholesterol In Your Diet Might Be Causing Your Prostate Cancer To Spread

Research performed at the University of Queensland has shown that a diet, which is high in cholesterol, might increase the spread of prostate cancer tumors to lymph nodes, lungs and bones. According to the UQ Diamantina Institute study leader Dr Michelle Hill this research highlighted why it is important for men with prostate cancer to [...]

The Well Reviewed Guide to Advanced Prostate Cancer (A Survivor Perspective) Has Been Updated and is Now Available for a free Download

Somehow I have been negligent and not let people know that I have written and posted a major update of my “Guide to Advanced Prostate Cancer.” As in the past, it is available as a free download from the Malecare web site. Helping me to update the book was prostate cancer survivor Craig Pynn and [...]

Inflammation Negatively Impacts Overall Survival of Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer

The commonly used serum (blood) marker for inflammation is C-reactive protein (CRP).  It is believed that CRP has a prognostic impact for men with metastatic prostate cancer (MPC) (advanced prostate cancer). The researchers conducted a meta-analysis to quantitate its prognostic impact. They conducted asystematic review to identify publications and presentations exploring the association of baseline [...]

Hot Flash Treatments Used for Women Don’t Work in Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer on ADT

Those of us with advanced prostate cancer who have used hormone therapy (ADT) often find that we are plagued with hot flashes that are detrimental to our quality of life (QOL). I believe that hot flashes are the most common side effect complained about by men who are on ADT, in the scheme of seriousness [...]