Lifestyle recommendations to prevent prostate cancer, part I: time to redirect our attention?

Urol Clin North Am. 2004 May;31(2):289-300. doi: 10.1016/j.ucl.2004.03.006.


This article provides a foundation for clinicians willing to provide lifestyle change recommendations for the prevention of prostate cancer. In part II, more general and specific lifestyle recommendations will be provided. It is imperative to provide patients with realistic and practical recommendations that are not only consistent in the medical literature, but will improve overall compliance.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Body Mass Index
  • Cholesterol / blood
  • Coronary Disease / prevention & control*
  • Diet
  • Diet, Fat-Restricted*
  • Exercise
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Health Planning Guidelines
  • Humans
  • Life Style*
  • Male
  • Mass Screening
  • Middle Aged
  • Primary Prevention / methods
  • Prostate-Specific Antigen / blood*
  • Prostatic Neoplasms / prevention & control*
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
  • Sensitivity and Specificity


  • Cholesterol
  • Prostate-Specific Antigen