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What contributes to prostate cancer?

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Doctors can say for sure what causes prostate cancer in any one person. But experts generally agree that diet plays a role. Men who eat a lot of fat -- particularly from red meat and other sources of animal fat -- are more likely to get advanced prostate cancer. The disease is much more common in countries where meat and dairy products dominate the diet compared in countries where people eat more grains and vegetables.

From: What Causes Prostate Cancer? WebMD Medical Reference

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Prostate Cancer Foundation. 

Prostate Cancer Research Institute. 

National Prostate Cancer Coalition.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on January 15, 2018

SOURCES: 

Prostate Cancer Foundation. 

Prostate Cancer Research Institute. 

National Prostate Cancer Coalition.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on January 15, 2018

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