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Tuesday, March 27, 2018
STATINS & CANCER
Do statins increase cancer? Yes, according to three doctors
Do statins increase cancer?
Yes, according to a letter published in Current Oncology.
The letter starts out by saying “prospective data suggest that statins actually increase cancer in certain segments of the population.”
Here are other quotes from the letter.Read the entire article | Email this article
Sunday, December 25, 2016
GREEN TEA & CANCER
Men drinking 5 cups of green tea per day had a 48% lower risk of advanced prostate cancer
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Fat intake is not associated with prostate cancer
Fat intake is not associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer according to a 2015 review of the research.
Saturated fat intake was not.
Polyunsaturated fat was not.
Monounsaturated fat was not.
And total fat intake was not.
The same was true for advanced stage prostate cancer (with slightly different relative risks than those shown below).
“Current published cohort studies suggest no association between total fat, saturated fat, or unsaturated fat intake and the risk for [prostate cancer],” the authors of the paper concluded.Read the entire article | Email this article
Friday, March 04, 2016
GARLIC & CANCER
Men with a high intake of garlic had 19% less prostate cancer
Men consuming a high intake of garlic, which was not quantified, had 19% less prostate cancer compared to men who had a low intake of garlic according to a 2006 study from Milano, Italy which used data from an integrated network of Italian and Swiss case-control studies.
(Subjects were simply asked if they had a low intake, moderate intake or high intake of garlic.)Read the entire article | Email this article
Thursday, September 24, 2015
6 cups of coffee per day associated with 60% lower risk of fatal prostate cancer
Men who consumed 6 or more cups of coffee per day were 60% less likely to get fatal prostate cancer over the next 20 years according to Health Professionals Follow-up Study.
“We observed a strong inverse association between coffee consumption and risk of lethal prostate cancer,” the authors of the study noted.
“The association appears to be related to non-caffeine components of coffee.”Read the entire article | Email this article
Saturday, September 12, 2015
SSRI’s may increase risk of breast cancer, notes Joan Mathews Larson PhD
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Older men given testosterone showed no evidence of increase risk of prostate cancer
Tuesday, November 28, 2006
Excess weight accounts for 3-6% of all cancers in Europe
Thursday, November 09, 2006
ONIONS / CANCER
Onions reduce cancer risk by 25-88%
Monday, August 28, 2006
Obesity weakly increases the risk of prostate cancer
Tuesday, June 07, 2005
Obesity before the age of 30 reduces a man’s risk of prostate cancer by as much as 60%
Friday, January 14, 2005
Elevated blood sugar increases risk of death from cancer by 23-29%
Monday, September 27, 2004
Prostate Cancer: Obesity lowers the risk
Wednesday, August 04, 2004
Prostate Cancer: Obesity increases risk 9-27% (corrected)
Wednesday, July 28, 2004
Prostate Cancer: Being 20-29 percent overweight increases risk of dying from by 37 percent
Friday, April 09, 2004
Prostate cancer: Obesity increases risk
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