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Cholesterol-Laden Foods Speed Prostate Cancer Spread: Study

By    |   Tuesday, 31 March 2015 03:45 PM

More bad news for junk food lovers: In a study that will likely surprise no one University of Queensland researchers have found that a high-cholesterol diet increases the spread of prostate cancer tumors to lymph nodes, lungs, and bones.

Lead researcher Michelle Hill, M.D., said the new study highlights the need for prostate cancer patients to eat a low-cholesterol diet and do everything they can to maintain healthy levels of blood fats, Medical Xpress reports.

"High cholesterol doesn't change the size of the original prostate cancer tumor, but the effect on cancer spreading was shown to be significant," Dr. Hill said.

The research was s published in the journal Oncotarget.


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