Published in Cancer Weekly, September 17th, 2002
However, new findings from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center suggest that fat and calcium themselves may not cause prostate cancer, as previously thought, but instead may fuel its progression from localized to advanced disease.
While high intake of dietary fat and calcium is associated with an increased risk of clinically significant, advanced prostate cancer, it has no apparent impact on risk of early stage disease, according to findings by Alan Kristal and colleagues in Fred Hutchinson's Public Health Sciences Division.
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