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What foods may reduce the risk of prostate cancer, and what about herbs and supplements?

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A diet rich in nutrient-dense fruits and vegetables may cut your risk of prostate cancer. Vitamin D3 has shown promise as a treatment for advanced prostate cancer but is still under study.

If you've been diagnosed with prostate cancer, listen to your medical doctor, who will use the latest proven therapies. Some alternative treatments for prostate cancer may be harmful when used with standard cancer treatments. So, check with your health care provider before using any natural herb or supplement.

SOURCES:

National Cancer Institute: "What You Need to Know About Prostate Cancer."

American Cancer Society: "Lycopene."

Drug Digest: "African Plum Tree."

American Family Physician: "Saw Palmetto for Prostate Disorders."

Reviewed by William Blahd on July 11, 2017

SOURCES:

National Cancer Institute: "What You Need to Know About Prostate Cancer."

American Cancer Society: "Lycopene."

Drug Digest: "African Plum Tree."

American Family Physician: "Saw Palmetto for Prostate Disorders."

Reviewed by William Blahd on July 11, 2017

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