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What drugs can lower the risk of prostate cancer?

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Drugs that may lower the risk of having prostate cancer include aspirin, finasteride (Proscar) and dutasteride (Avodart). Adding certain foods in your diet may also help reduce the risk, including tomato sauce and vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, and cabbage.

SOURCES: 

Prostate Cancer Foundation. 

Prostate Cancer Research Institute. 

National Library of Medicine. 

National Prostate Cancer Coalition. 

National Cancer Institute.

American Cancer Society.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 30, 2017

SOURCES: 

Prostate Cancer Foundation. 

Prostate Cancer Research Institute. 

National Library of Medicine. 

National Prostate Cancer Coalition. 

National Cancer Institute.

American Cancer Society.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 30, 2017

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