Prostate Cancer Research
News: Lifestyle and Nutrition
- 5/13/2016 Obesity and a high-fat diet promote prostate cancer progression by amplifying the activity of cancer genes | Metabolites from a fatty diet join forces with the cancer-driving gene MYC to reprogram prostate cancer cells to grow faster, finds new study. This discovery solidifies a direct link between obesity and lethal prostate cancer.
- 4/18/2016 Regular Exercise May Boost Prostate Cancer Survival | Study found that men who exercised the most had the best outcomes
- 4/5/2016 Sugary Drinks, 'Bad' Carbs Tied to Breast, Prostate Cancers | Preliminary study finds more reason to improve your diet
- 11/27/2015Sweat to Help Reduce Your Risk for Prostate Cancer | Vigorous exercise, nutritious diet lower odds for deadly forms of the disease, research suggests
- 11/20/2015 Yoga May Boost Quality Of Life For Prostate Cancer Patients | Small study shows those undergoing radiation therapy had fewer side effects, less fatigue
- 10/19/2015 Men's Health Supplements Don't Benefit Prostate Cancer Patients: Study | Research suggests these products won't cut risk of disease spread or death.
- 5/29/2015 Excess Weight Linked to Worse Prostate Cancer Prognosis | Radiation less effective for overweight, obese men, researchers say
- 5/15/2015 Smoking Ups Risk of Complications from Urologic Cancers: Study | Although former smokers also have higher odds of trouble, quitting does help
- 4/16/2015 Walking Boosts Outcomes for Prostate Cancer Survivors | Study found real improvements in quality of life once men got active
- 4/16/2015 Obesity Linked to Greater Risk of Prostate Cancer in Blacks, Study Says | Researcher urges physicians to take note of findings
- 3/26/2015 Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter For Men | Study shows lower risk of lung, colon tumors at 65 and older
- 3/21/2015 Smoking May Be Linked to Prostate Cancer Return | But quitting more than 10 years ago is associated with reduced risk, study says
- 1/27/2015 Prostate Cancer Patients Who Smoke Fare Worse, Study Says | They were twice as likely to see disease spread, die from illness
- 2/21/2014 Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Might Double Chances of Prostate Cancer | Risk was highest when men had high or low levels of selenium already in their body
- 1/27/2014 Exercise and Prostate Cancer—the evidence stacks up for benefits | New research adds credence for why men ought to exercise both before and after a prostate cancer diagnosis to maximize their chances of longer survival and/or improved quality of life
- 1/21/2014 Sleep hormone tied to possible lower prostate cancer risk | Preliminary study measured levels of melatonin in Icelandic men
- 12/03/2013 Your Stomach on Chemotherapy | wo new resources, developed by experts, aim to help cancer patients undergoing active cancer treatments maintain weight and boost appetites
- 9/26/2013 Stress May Dampen Response to Anti-Cancer Therapies | Heightened stress levels have been shown to have deleterious effects on patients with multiple sclerosis, increase the risk of dementia in the aged, and speed up cellular DNA aging
- 6/20/2013 A New Diet to Quash Inflammation May Benefit Men’s Prostate Health | The anti-inflammatory diet is trending; could it help prevent prostate cancer or enhance survivorship? Recent evidence suggests: yes
- 3/12/2013 Mushroom and Soybean Extract May Boost Effectiveness of Androgen Deprivation Therapy | GCP, or genistein-combined poloysaccharide—found in shiitake mushrooms and soybeans and produced as a proprietary extract
- 3/12/2013 Women’s History Month and Women in Science | Women in Science—gains and remains
- 3/12/2013 April Rally for NIH Funding set for DC | The Rally continues work begun 20 years ago, leading to the first-ever Cancer Summit in 1995 and the 1998 MARCH on Washington
- 2/22/2013 High-Fiber Intake in Mice Shrinks Prostate Tumors | Researchers have long believed that native Chinese and Japanese men who consume diets high in fiber have very low rates of prostate cancer progression
- 2/6/2013 African American History Month | Health Gains and Health Disparities in the African American Community
- 1/29/2013 Study Validates Unfavorable Role of Fried Food in Prostate Cancer | Fried foods are practically an American staple—from fried chicken, doughnuts and French fries—these items are readily available at most corner restaurants and fast-food locations
- 1/9/2013 PCF Honors the Late General H. Norman Schwarzkopf | As the General learned more about his new "enemy," he was led to Milken and the Prostate Cancer Foundation
- 1/9/2013 Saying He's 'Finished' With Prostate Cancer Treatment, Gov. Jerry Brown Pronounces Himself 'Rarin' to Go' | Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday he's "finished" with his treatments for prostate cancer and pronounced himself fit for the rough haul ahead, which includes rolling out the state budget Thursday
- 12/20/2012 Even the REST Exercise Program Benefits Cancer Patients | Rapid, Easy, Strength Training
- 8/16/2012 Exercise Improves Cancer Patient Lifestyle | Two separate reviews have found exercise may improve cancer patients' quality-of life, a U.S. researcher said
- 5/30/2012 Working Through Sexual Dysfunction after Prostate Cancer | "Working through" is a good description of a man’s journey with sex after prostate cancer treatment
- 5/10/2012 In the Middle and on the Sideline: The Experience of Spouses of Men with Prostate Cancer | In a study conducted by the Department of Health and Care Sciences, University of Tromse, Norway and Mid Sweden University, researchers found that spouses play an important role in how well patients with prostate cancer manage their illness.
- 4/30/2012 Vitamin D Levels Linked to Survivorship of Prostate Cancer—Genetic Variations May Play Crucial Role | A study that looked at the association between blood levels of vitamin D and prostate cancer has found that men with the highest levels of the vitamin were 57% less likely to develop a lethal form of the disease.
- 2/29/2012 Researcher Works Parallel to PCF-Funded Investigator | PCF funding has stimulated some of the most rigorous nutrition and diet research of any cancer research funding agency during the past nearly 20 years.
- 1/31/2012 Ronald Yap Designs an App to Track Prostate Health | The app is free to download
- 1/31/2012 Cooked Tomatoes Slow Cancer Growth And Even Kill Prostate Cancer Cells Say Researchers | Prostate Pal and Bladder Pal are mobile apps designed to help people track their prostate and bladder health along with their health care provider.
- 10/11/2011 Extra Vitamin E May Be Associated With Prostate Cancer | Increase in risk is small, but finding suggests that supplement use can be harmful, researchers say
- 9/26/2011 Couples Counseling Boosts Sex Lives After Prostate Cancer | Both face-to-face and Internet counseling improved erectile dysfunction, love lives, study found
- 5/23/2011 Regular Brisk Walks May Protect Prostate Cancer Patients | Study found those who took them lowered chances of disease progression, death
- 5/17/2011 Could Coffee Lower Men's Risk for Prostate Cancer? | In study, drinking 6 or more cups per day was linked to reduced odds for aggressive disease, but more research needed
- 5/16/2011 Smoking Might Raise Odds for Prostate Cancer's Return | Study found that smokers had steeper rise in blood PSA levels, a harbinger of recurrence
- 1/05/2011 Exercise May Improve Odds Against Prostate Cancer Death | This week’s announcement of a Veridex (a Johnson & Johnson company) five-year, $30 million partnership with researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital
- 10/07/2010 Fish-Filled Diet May Cut Prostate Cancer Mortality | Eating fish could reduce risk of dying from the disease
- 9/25/2010 Exercise May Prevent Prostate Cancer: Study | Report adds to debate over the value of exercise as a protector for men
- 12/08/2009 Coffee, Exercise Fight Prostate Cancer | Studies show improved survival among men who partake regularly