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Canned, Cooked Tomatoes May Cut Prostate Cancer Risk

Consumption of canned and cooked tomatoes may be associated with a decreased risk of prostate cancer (PCa), according to investigators. A prospective study of 27,934 Adventist men free of cancer at enrollment found that consumption of canned and cooked tomatoes 5 to 6 times a week was significantly associated with a 28% decreased risk of…

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Kidney Cancer Risk Tied to Body Size in Early Life

Early life body size, including birth weight and overweight, may predict a person’s risk of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) as adults, according to investigators. “Our findings indicate that RCC may originate earlier in life than previously thought and suggest that new explorations into the mechanisms underlying these associations should be undertaken,” a team led by…

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Incidence of High-Risk Prostate Cancer Increases With Age

Older men are more likely to be diagnosed with higher grade prostate cancer (PCa), investigators concluded in a recent paper published in Cancer. In a cross-sectional population-based study of 20,356 men diagnosed with PCa in Norway from 2014 to 2017, a team led by Tyler M. Seibert, MD, PhD, of the University of California San…

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