Dietary habits and prostate cancer detection: a case-control study.

  title={Dietary habits and prostate cancer detection: a case-control study.},
  author={Moamen M Amin and Suganthiny Jeyaganth and Nader Fahmy and Louis R{\'e}al B{\'e}gin and Samuel Aronson and Stephen L. Jacobson and Simon Tanguay and Wassim Kassouf and Armen G. Aprikian},
  journal={Canadian Urological Association journal = Journal de l'Association des urologues du Canada},
  volume={2 5},
BACKGROUND Many studies have suggested that nutritional factors may affect prostate cancer development. The aim of our study was to evaluate the relationship between dietary habits and prostate cancer detection. METHODS We studied 917 patients who planned to have transrectal ultrasonography-guided prostatic biopsy based on an elevated serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level, a rising serum PSA level or an abnormal digital rectal examination. Before receiving the results of their biopsy… CONTINUE READING


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