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Cleveland Clinic Study Links Gut Microbiome and Aggressive Prostate Cancer Cleveland Clinic Newsroom [Video]

CLEVELAND – Cleveland Clinic researchers have discovered, for the first time, that diet-related molecules in the gut are associated with aggressive prostate cancer, which suggests dietary interventions may help reduce risk.

“What we found is there are certain metabolites that are associated with animal product intake, meat intake, dairy intake, that appear to elevate the risk of lethal prostate cancer,” explained Nima Sharifi, MD, oncologist for Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Sharifi said they looked at blood samples from 700 patients and found that men with elevated levels of a certain metabolite were roughly two or three times more likely to be diagnosed with lethal prostate cancer.

They also learned elevated levels of two nutrients, which are common in animal products, including red meat, egg yolks, and high-fat dairy products, were also linked to an increased risk for aggressive prostate cancer.

He said while more research still needs to be done, they …

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Resistance Training, Exercise and Prostate Cancer [Video]

How does exercise and resistance training help men with prostate cancer? Dr. Kerri Winters-Stone, is an exercise scientist and the Elnora Thompson Distinguished Professor in the Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing. She is also co-director of the Knight Community Partnership Program and Co-program leader of the Cancer Prevention and Control Program for the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center. Dr. Winters-Stone is interviewed by Darryl Mitteldorf, LCSW from Malecare.Please click SUBSCRIBE for more videos from this years prostate cancer patient conference.More information about prostate cancer at: https://malecare.org

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Avoiding Internet Misinformation about Prostate Cancer [Video]

How can prostate cancer patients know if they are being misinformed? Skyler Johnson, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Utah Hunstman Cancer Institute. He speaks with Allen Edel from Malecare on strategies to help men with prostate cancer get the best possible information on the internet.Please click SUBSCRIBE for more viideos from this year's prostate cancer patient conference.More information about prostate cancer at https://malecare.org and prostatecancer.news