Myth 1: Eating tomato-based products such as ketchup and red pasta sauce prevents prostate cancer.
Myth 2: High testosterone levels increase the risk of prostate cancer
Myth 3: Fish oil (omega-3 fatty acids – an inflammation lowering agent) decrease prostate cancer risk.
Myth 4 — Dietary supplements can prevent prostate cancer.
Myth 5 — We don’t know which prostate cancers detected by PSA (prostate-specific antigen) screening need to be treated and which ones can be left alone.
Myth 6 — Only one in 50 men diagnosed with PSA screening benefits from treatment.
- PSA testing boosts survival for prostate cancer patients (news.bioscholar.com)
- Prostate cancer: the case for screening (newsobserver.com)
- Prostate Cancer Information (cancercenter.com)
- Prostate cancer survival rates improved since introduction of PSA testing (medicalxpress.com)
- Prostate cancer survival rates improved since introduction of PSA testing (eurekalert.org)
- PSA Testing For Screening Prostate Cancer Has Improved Survival Rates (medicalnewstoday.com)