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Prostate Cancer Prevention 

In addition to diet, your lifestyle as well as your environment (including your workplace) can be open door to the development of cancer in your body. Prevention of prostate cancer is not always possible, but there are steps you can take to prevent it. If you want to prevent formation of cancerous cells in your prostate, you should:  

  • have regular medical examination including a rectal examination; if your family has a history of prostate cancer, it is recommended to start screening at the age of 45;  
  • reduce your exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun or artificial tanning devices, such as tanning beds; 
  • do not smoke, including second hand smoke 
  • exercise regularly 
  • maintain a healthy weight 
  • limit your intake of alcohol  
  • practice safe sex 
  • Adopt a healthy diet: a diet containing 5 to 10 servings of fruits and vegetables a day may help prevent prostate. In addition, you can increase your intake of supplements vitamin E, selenium, omega3, etc. 

 

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