Advanced Prostate Cancers Rise, Reducing Your Risk

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While US prostate cancer rates overall have stayed about the same over a decade, cases of the advanced and most deadly types of prostate cancers have steadily grown, finds a new study that highlights the need to focus on prevention. The study was published in Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases.

AICR’s recent report on prostate cancer found that being overweight or obese increases men’s risk for advanced cancers.

Yesterday’s study found that new cases of men diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer rose 72 percent from 2004 to 2013. Metastatic cancers means they have spread beyond the prostate (or other site). These advanced cancers are often aggressive and deadly.

Data Source: AB Weiner et al. Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases (2016).

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    Study, poor hydration links to higher weight

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    You know water is good for you. And a lot of the healthiest foods, such as fruits and veggies, are loaded with water. It’s common dietary advice, but how much does this nutrient matter when it comes to losing and staying a healthy weight?

    Today a new study reopens the water-weight discussion suggesting that not having enough water — from any form — increases the likelihood of being overweight.

    The study was published today in the Annals of Family Medicine and it simply shows a correlation between being hydrated and a healthy weight, not that less watery intake causes weight gain. Yet it adds to the research on behaviors that could help people with weight control. For lower cancer risk, staying a healthy weight is one of the most important steps you can take. Read more… “Study, poor hydration links to higher weight”

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      Review, Following AICR Recommendations for Cancer Prevention Really Does Prevent Cancer

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      Eating plenty of plant foods, being active and following AICR’s other recommendations for cancer prevention consistently and significantly decreases cancer incidence and death, finds the first independently-conducted review of the research on the topic. The study was published today in Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention.

      AICR research shows that almost a third of the most common US cancers could be prevented by following AICR Recommendations for Cancer Prevention.

      Today’s paper looked at studies that investigated how both AICR Recommendations and American Cancer Society (ACS) guidelines for cancer prevention linked to incidence and mortality. Read more… “Review, Following AICR Recommendations for Cancer Prevention Really Does Prevent Cancer”

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