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Leptin is associated with increased prostate cancer risk: a nested case-referent study.
A Western lifestyle has been implicated in the pathogenesis of prostate cancer. However, no clear association between obesity and prostate cancer has been shown. Leptin may stimulate prostate growthExpand
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Rye bran and soy protein delay growth and increase apoptosis of human LNCaP prostate adenocarcinoma in nude mice
In this study, we investigated whether dietary intervention could inhibit tumor growth of an androgen‐sensitive human prostatic cancer.
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Randomised controlled short-term intervention pilot study on rye bran bread in prostate cancer
The short-term effects of rye bran bread intake in prostate cancer were investigated. Ten men with conservatively treated prostate cancer were randomised to a daily supplement of 295 g of rye branExpand
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Predictive value of bcl-2 immunoreactivity in prostate cancer patients treated with radiotherapy.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Recent experimental evidence suggests that overexpression of bcl-2, a protein functioning by blocking apoptosis, may influence the treatment outcome in human tumours, includingExpand
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Prospective study of plasma enterolactone and prostate cancer risk (Sweden)
AbstractObjectives: Enterolactone, a phytoestrogen produced by the intestinal microflora from precursors in plant foods, has been postulated to protect against hormone-dependent cancers. We studiedExpand
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Rye Bran Diet Increases Epithelial Cell Apoptosis and Decreases Epithelial Cell Volume in TRAMP (transgenic adenocarcinoma of the mouse prostate) Tumors
Abstract: A rye bran diet has been suggested to retard prostate cancer growth and increase tumor cell apoptosis in animal models and in men with prostate cancer. Transgenic mice designed to developExpand
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Transrectal Core Biopsy Trauma May Increase Cell Proliferation in Prostate Tumors
Whilst analyzing the morphological effects of a 3-week dietary intervention in patients with prostate cancer, we made an unexpected observation to the effect that prostate biopsy trauma may, at leastExpand
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Phytoestrogens and prostate cancer : experimental, clinical, and epidemiological studies
Dietary factors may affect development and progression of prostate cancer. Experimental and epidemiological studies have suggested an effect of phytoestrogens on prostate cancer. Lignans are the prExpand