Prostate cancer prophylaxis by dietary supplements: More than just an illusion? - Abstract

Prophylaxis of tumors of the prostate gland is theoretically simple but what makes it difficult is that no appropriate test methods are available. The topic of prostate cancer prophylaxis by dietary supplements remains difficult as there are still no really certain data. The psychological aspect of wanting and being able to actively contribute to success of a therapy oneself, is absolutely not an aspect to be ignored to accept such dietary supplements. There are also studies which show that a certain helpful effect seems to be present. From these considerations the question arises whether cancer prophylaxis could be developed from this. This article presents the state of the art in early 2014.

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Fachbereich Urologie II, DKD Helios Klinik Wiesbaden, Stiftung Deutsche Klinik für Diagnostik GmbH, Aukammallee 33, 65191, Wiesbaden, Deutschland.  

Reference: Urologe A. 2014 Nov;53(11):1610-9.
doi: 10.1007/s00120-014-3614-1

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PMID: 25312753

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