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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 [...]

So, Where Is Your Evidence – Is Our Propensity to Believe the Folk Law Wasting our Time & Money

Having hot flashes because of hormone deprivation therapy (ADT)? All of us dealing with advanced prostate cancer will be on ADT, it is the usual first line of therapy and it will continue until we die. Men who elect to have radiation to treat prostate cancer as their primary treatment modality will often have some [...]

The Soy Issue

We are constantly told that diet is king in prostate cancer. This may be true, but it is confusing because many specific claims seem to be transient and change as often as I change my shirt. The claims are often are made without careful study and analysis of any scientific data. If you delve into [...]

By |2017-10-19T10:57:03-04:00September 16th, 2008|Advanced Prostate Cancer, Diet, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Advanced Disease & Isoflavones

According to a report from Japan in the March issue of "Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention", dietary isoflavones may reduce the risk of initially developing localized prostate cancer, but appear to be associated with advanced disease when prostate cancer does occur. This would explain the prior studies in which the consumption of soy by Japanese [...]

Soy Compound May Halt Spread Of Prostate Cancer

A compound found in soybeans almost completely prevented the spread of human prostate cancer in mice, according to a study published in the March 15 issue of Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. Feeding mice genistein, an antioxidant found in soy, decreased metastasis of prostate cancer to the lungs by [...]

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