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Prostate Cancer: An Integrative Approach 

Prostate Cancer: An Integrative Approach
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Prostate Cancer: An Integrative Approach
Author(s):

Jillian Scambia

, Annie Darves

, and Aaron Katz

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199329724.003.0022
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date: 18 October 2019

Chapter 22 covers prostate cancer, and discusses how diet and lifestyle habits can be risk factors for prostate cancer, that medical and surgical treatments for prostate cancer are not without side effects and active surveillance with complementary therapy should be considered for low risk disease, that lifestyle changes including: dietary modifications, incorporation of supplements, introduction of aerobic exercise and meditation, how dietary modifications include choosing lean meat and decreasing saturated fats, increasing soy, cruciferous vegetables, green tea and other anti-inflammatory foods, and that the role of omega-3 fatty acids in prostate cancer is controversial, with recent studies linking high levels of omega-3 with increased risk of prostate cancer.

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