Elevated PSA indicates the possibility of prostate cancer. But PSA levels can rise and fall based on factors other than cancer. Nearly two-thirds of all single PSA tests that indicate cancer end up being false positives. That’s a lot of unnecessary biopsies, unnecessary risk, and unnecessary heartache for men and family.
An Austrian team found that a series of PSA tests taken over four years can predict prostate cancer much more accurately, and may also reveal the severity of the cancer. This is important info for men–especially because for older men who have no need for overly aggressive treatment of slow-growing prostate cancer.
The key in treatment is detecting the difference between slow-growing cancer and more aggressive, life-threatening cancer.
Please don’t assume your doctor is aware of all of this. If you take a blood test and it shows a high PSA, talk to him about the next step, but know that the next step does not have to be a biopsy.
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Here are 10 foods that can significantly cut a man’s risk of prostate cancer:
Tomatoes: Red tomatoes are a rich source of lycopene. Lycopene is a powerful antioxidant. Studies show that antioxidants protect against prostate cancer.
Green Tea: Study after study shows the benefit of drinking green tea for general good health. Green tea is protective against prostate cancer. Try to brew up at least two cups per day.
Cruciferous Vegetables: Broccoli, Brussel sprouts, & cauliflower help protect against prostate cancer. Others include kale, and mustard greens. Just three or more servings per week may reduce the risk of prostate cancer by 50 percent. Try to include at least one of these vege’s per day in your meals.
Garlic: Recent studies suggest it cuts the risk of prostate cancer tumors by over half. That’s possibly because it contains selenium. Selenium is an essential antioxidant that fights cancer and may cut prostate cancer risk by 50 percent.
Brazil Nuts: Another great source of selenium. A daily handful of Brazil nuts offers enough selenium to lower your risk by 50 percent.
Fish: Contains Omega 3 fatty acids, Vitamin E and selenium. These three taken together should be part of a prostate cancer prevention program. Best sources: Sardines, tuna, and salmon.
Flaxseeds: These are a rich source of vitamin E. Research conducted on mice shows that flaxseeds may slow the spread of prostate cancer. I like to put Flaxseeds in my protein shakes – UltraMeal powder by Metagenics or FitFood powder by Xymogen).
Pomegranate Juice: Pomegranate juice also slows the growth of prostate cancer, according to research on mice.
Scallions: One study showed that eating just a tenth of an ounce of scallions each day reduces the risk of prostate cancer by 70 percent.
Saw palmetto also boosts prostate health. Saw palmetto alleviates the symptoms of prostate gland enlargement. The herbal extract is the initial treatment for urinary tract problems in several European countries.
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