December 7, 2017

How effective is hormone therapy for prostate cancer?

Hormone therapy is also known as androgen deprivation therapy or ADT. It is a type of treatment that works by reducing the level of androgens, or […]
December 7, 2017

How to scan the spreading of prostate cancer?

Once a patient is diagnosed with prostate cancer, there are several tests performed to determine whether the cancer cells have spread around the prostate and to […]
December 20, 2016

Zinc and Prostate Cancer

Zinc is a mineral found in trace amounts in the human body. It may be something that men should take in order to prevent prostate cancer. […]
December 16, 2016

Vitamin B and Prostate Cancer

Vitamin B is a vitamin used for many cellular processes. Epidemiological studies have been done on the risk of getting prostate cancer when a person eats […]
December 13, 2016

2 Deoxy Glucose and the Treatment of Prostate Cancer Cells

2 Deoxy glucose or 2 DG is a glucose molecule in which the 2 hydroxyl group has been replaced by a hydrogen atom so that it […]
December 12, 2016

Withania somnifera and the Treatment of Prostate Cancer

Withania somnifera is commonly called Ashwagandha, winter cherry, poison gooseberry, and Indian ginseng. It is a plant substance in the nightshade family. It is normally used […]
December 8, 2016

Silibinin and Prostate Cancer

Silibinin is a component of milk thistle. It is currently being studied as a way to treat prostate cancer. One research article (1) looked at silibinin […]
December 8, 2016

Saw Palmetto and Prostate Cancer

Saw palmetto goes by the common names, cabbage palm and American dwarf palm tree. Its Latin names are Serenoa repens and Sabal serrulata. It is currently […]
December 5, 2016

Lycopene and the Treatment of Prostate Cancer

Lycopene is a natural substance found in tomatoes and tomato products. This where more than 80 percent of the lycopene is found in the average diet. […]
November 30, 2016

Genistein and Prostate Cancer

Genistein is an isoflavone found in plants, such as Psoralea, kudzu, soybeans, fava beans, coffee, and lupin. It is currently being studied as a possible treatment […]