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Early-stage prostate cancer decision aids for diverse patient populations

The aim of the Alliance A191402CD trial is to evaluate the use of decision aids for men choosing treatment for located prostate cancer, particularly in minority populations.

Current trends in prostate cancer: The role of brachytherapy

Both retrospective and prospective data are assessed to determine the quality of life outcomes for patients undergoing brachytherapy to treat prostate cancer.

Diet and lifestyle can influence prostate cancer outcomes

This month’s column describes the role of diet and lifestyle on the development and outcomes of prostate cancer, and includes a brief overview of published and ongoing trials.

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Does altering diet affect progression of prostate cancer? The MEAL study

Experimental consideration confirming or refuting the impact of diet on cancer progression or its ability to protect consumers against carcinogenesis is needed, according to the authors of this month’s column. The Men’s Eating and Living study, which will follow prostate cancer patients under expectant management, will provide important data on the actual, short-term impact of the adoption of a diet that increases vegetable intake and limits meat and dairy intake.

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