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Prostate Cancer – Alternative Treatment – Update 2

Posted June 12, 2017

Race and BMI modify associations of calcium and vitamin D intake with prostate cancer

Intervention: calcium and vitamin D

Race and BMI modify associations of calcium and vitamin D intake with prostate cancer.

Dairy intake in relation to prostate cancer survival

Intervention: dairy

Downer, M. K., J. L. Batista, L. A. Mucci, M. J. Stampfer, M. M. Epstein, N. Hakansson, A. Wolk, et al. “Dairy Intake in Relation to Prostate Cancer Survival.” [In eng]. Int J Cancer 140, no. 9 (May 01 2017): 2060-69.

Prostate cancer: Calcium promotes cancer; Vitamin D decelerates

Fenner, A. “Prostate Cancer: Calcium Promotes Cancer; Vitamin D Decelerates.” [In eng]. Nat Rev Urol 14, no. 2 (Feb 2017): 68.

Plant-derived flavone Apigenin: The small-molecule with promising activity against therapeutically resistant prostate cancer

Intervention: flavone

Ganai, S. A. “Plant-Derived Flavone Apigenin: The Small-Molecule with Promising Activity against Therapeutically Resistant Prostate Cancer.” [In eng]. Biomed Pharmacother 85 (Jan 2017): 47-56.

Evaluation of in vitro antioxidant and anticancer activity of Allophylus cobbe leaf extracts on DU-145 and PC-3 human prostate cancer cell lines

Intervention: Allophylus cobbe leaf extracts

Ghagane, S. C., S. I. Puranik, R. B. Nerli, and M. B. Hiremath. “Evaluation of in Vitro Antioxidant and Anticancer Activity of Allophylus Cobbe Leaf Extracts on Du-145 and Pc-3 Human Prostate Cancer Cell Lines.” [In eng]. Cytotechnology 69, no. 1 (Feb 2017): 167-77.

Dairy intake and prostate cancer survival

Intervention: dairy

Kawada, T. “Dairy Intake and Prostate Cancer Survival.” [In eng]. Int J Cancer 140, no. 12 (Jun 15 2017): 2830.

A review of the potential of phytochemicals from prunus Africana (Hook f.) kalkman stem bark for chemoprevention and chemotherapy of prostate cancer

Intervention: prunus Africana (Hook f.) kalkman stem bark

Komakech, R., Y. Kang, J. H. Lee, and F. Omujal. “A Review of the Potential of Phytochemicals from Prunus Africana (Hook F.) Kalkman Stem Bark for Chemoprevention and Chemotherapy of Prostate Cancer.” [In eng]. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2017 (2017): 3014019.

Colorectal adenomas in participants of the select randomized trial of selenium and Vitamin E for prostate cancer prevention

Intervention: selenium and vitamin E

Lance, P., D. S. Alberts, P. A. Thompson, L. Fales, F. Wang, J. San Jose, E. T. Jacobs, et al. “Colorectal Adenomas in Participants of the Select Randomized Trial of Selenium and Vitamin E for Prostate Cancer Prevention.” [In eng]. Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 10, no. 1 (Jan 2017): 45-54.

Prostate cancer risk related to foods, food groups, macronutrients and micronutrients derived from the UK Dietary Cohort Consortium food diaries

Intervention: various food, nutrients

Lane, J. A., S. E. Oliver, P. N. Appleby, M. A. Lentjes, P. Emmett, D. Kuh, A. Stephen, et al. “Prostate Cancer Risk Related to Foods, Food Groups, Macronutrients and Micronutrients Derived from the Uk Dietary Cohort Consortium Food Diaries.” [In eng]. Eur J Clin Nutr 71, no. 4 (Apr 2017): 567.

Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D, vitamin D binding protein, and prostate cancer risk in black men

Intervention: vitamin D

Layne, T. M., S. J. Weinstein, B. I. Graubard, X. Ma, S. T. Mayne, and D. Albanes. “Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D, Vitamin D Binding Protein, and Prostate Cancer Risk in Black Men.” [In eng]. Cancer (Apr 03 2017).

Association of VDR polymorphisms (Taq I and Bsm I) with prostate cancer: a new meta-analysis

Intervention: vitamin D

Liu, S., H. Cai, W. Cheng, H. Zhang, Z. Pan, and D. Wang. “Association of Vdr Polymorphisms ( Taq I and Bsm I) with Prostate Cancer: A New Meta-Analysis.” [In eng]. J Int Med Res 45, no. 1 (Feb 2017): 3-10.

Interactions of the insulin-like growth factor axis and vitamin D in prostate cancer risk in the prostate cancer prevention trial

Intervention: vitamin D

Miles, F. L., P. J. Goodman, C. Tangen, K. C. Torkko, J. M. Schenk, X. Song, M. Pollak, I. M. Thompson, and M. L. Neuhouser. “Interactions of the Insulin-Like Growth Factor Axis and Vitamin D in Prostate Cancer Risk in the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial.” [In eng]. Nutrients 9, no. 4 (Apr 12 2017).

Selective anti-proliferative activities of Carica papaya leaf juice extracts against prostate cancer

Intervention: Carica papaya leaf juice extracts

Pandey, S., C. Walpole, P. J. Cabot, P. N. Shaw, J. Batra, and A. K. Hewavitharana. “Selective Anti-Proliferative Activities of Carica Papaya Leaf Juice Extracts against Prostate Cancer.” [In eng]. Biomed Pharmacother 89 (May 2017): 515-23.

Plasma 25-hydroxy Vitamin D and subsequent prostate cancer risk in a nested Case-Control study in Japan: The JPHC study

Intervention: vitamin D

Sawada, N., M. Inoue, M. Iwasaki, T. Yamaji, T. Shimazu, S. Sasazuki, and S. Tsugane. “Plasma 25-Hydroxy Vitamin D and Subsequent Prostate Cancer Risk in a Nested Case-Control Study in Japan: The Jphc Study.” [In eng]. Eur J Clin Nutr 71, no. 1 (Jan 2017): 132-36.

Lycopene Extracts from Different Tomato-Based Food Products Induce Apoptosis in Cultured Human Primary Prostate Cancer Cells and Regulate TP53, Bax and Bcl-2 Transcript Expression

Intervention: lyccopene

Soares, N. D., C. L. Machado, B. B. Trindade, I. C. Lima, E. R. Gimba, A. J. Teodoro, Ch Takiya, and R. Borojevic. “Lycopene Extracts from Different Tomato-Based Food Products Induce Apoptosis in Cultured Human Primary Prostate Cancer Cells and Regulate Tp53, Bax and Bcl-2 Transcript Expression.” [In eng]. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 18, no. 2 (Feb 01 2017): 339-45.

Vitamin K epoxide reductase expression and prostate cancer risk

Intervention: vitamin K

Tew, B. Y., S. K. Pal, M. He, T. Tong, H. Wu, J. Hsu, X. Liu, S. L. Neuhausen, and J. O. Jones. “Vitamin K Epoxide Reductase Expression and Prostate Cancer Risk.” [In eng]. Urol Oncol 35, no. 3 (Mar 2017): 112 e13-12 e18.

Antiproliferative and apoptotic effect of Morus nigra extract on human prostate cancer cells

Intervention: Morus nigra extract

Turan, I., S. Demir, K. Kilinc, N. A. Burnaz, S. O. Yaman, K. Akbulut, A. Mentese, Y. Aliyazicioglu, and O. Deger. “Antiproliferative and Apoptotic Effect of Morus Nigra Extract on Human Prostate Cancer Cells.” [In eng]. Saudi Pharm J 25, no. 2 (Feb 2017): 241-48.

Calcium-sensing receptor tumor expression and lethal prostate cancer progression

Intervention: vitamin D

Ahearn, T. U., N. Tchrakian, K. M. Wilson, R. Lis, E. Nuttall, H. D. Sesso, M. Loda, et al. “Calcium-Sensing Receptor Tumor Expression and Lethal Prostate Cancer Progression.” [In eng]. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 101, no. 6 (Jun 2016): 2520-7.

Calcitriol and 20(S)-protopanaxadiol synergistically inhibit growth and induce apoptosis in human prostate cancer cells

Intervention: vitamin D

Ben-Eltriki, M., S. Deb, H. Adomat, and E. S. Tomlinson Guns. “Calcitriol and 20(S)-Protopanaxadiol Synergistically Inhibit Growth and Induce Apoptosis in Human Prostate Cancer Cells.” [In eng]. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 158 (Apr 2016): 207-19.

Epigenetic and miRNAs dysregulation in prostate cancer: The role of nutraceuticals

Intervention: nutraceuticals

Bosutti, A., F. Zanconati, G. Grassi, B. Dapas, S. Passamonti, and B. Scaggiante. “Epigenetic and Mirnas Dysregulation in Prostate Cancer: The Role of Nutraceuticals.” [In eng]. Anticancer Agents Med Chem 16, no. 11 (2016): 1385-402.

Vitamin D, PTH, and calcium in relation to survival following prostate cancer

Intervention: vitamin D

Brandstedt, J., M. Almquist, J. Manjer, and J. Malm. “Vitamin D, Pth, and Calcium in Relation to Survival Following Prostate Cancer.” [In eng]. Cancer Causes Control 27, no. 5 (May 2016): 669-77.

A systematic review of randomized controlled trials on oral Chinese herbal medicine for prostate cancer

Intervention: oral Chinese herbal medicine

Cao, H., Y. Mu, X. Li, Y. Wang, S. Chen, and J. P. Liu. “A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials on Oral Chinese Herbal Medicine for Prostate Cancer.” [In eng]. PLoS One 11, no. 8 (2016): e0160253.

Selenium- or vitamin E-related gene variants, interaction with supplementation, and risk of high-grade prostate cancer in SELECT

Intervention: selenium and vitamin E

Chan, J. M., A. K. Darke, K. L. Penney, C. M. Tangen, P. J. Goodman, G. S. Lee, T. Sun, et al. “Selenium- or Vitamin E-Related Gene Variants, Interaction with Supplementation, and Risk of High-Grade Prostate Cancer in Select.” [In eng]. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 25, no. 7 (Jul 2016): 1050-8.

SH003 induces apoptosis of DU145 prostate cancer cells by inhibiting ERK-involved pathway

Intervention: extract from Astragalus membranaceus, Angelica gigas, and Trichosanthes Kirilowii Maximowicz

Choi, Y. J., Y. K. Choi, K. M. Lee, S. G. Cho, S. Y. Kang, and S. G. Ko. “Sh003 Induces Apoptosis of Du145 Prostate Cancer Cells by Inhibiting Erk-Involved Pathway.” [In eng]. BMC Complement Altern Med 16, no. 1 (Dec 07 2016): 507.

Evaluating anti-oxidant potential of ganoderic acid A in STAT 3 pathway in prostate cancer

Intervention: ganoderic acid A

Gill, B. S., S. Kumar, and Navgeet. “Evaluating Anti-Oxidant Potential of Ganoderic Acid a in Stat 3 Pathway in Prostate Cancer.” [In eng]. Mol Biol Rep 43, no. 12 (Dec 2016): 1411-22.

Effects of Biebersteinia multifida hydro-ethanol extract on proliferation and apoptosis of human prostate cancer and human embryonic kidney cells

Intervention: Biebersteinia multifida hydro-ethanol extract

Golshan, A., S. Hassanzadeh, M. Mojdekanloo, and Z. Tayarani-Najaran. “Effects of Biebersteinia Multifida Hydro-Ethanol Extract on Proliferation and Apoptosis of Human Prostate Cancer and Human Embryonic Kidney Cells.” [In eng]. Avicenna J Phytomed 6, no. 6 (Nov-Dec 2016): 671-77.

Jungermannenone A and B induce ROS-and cell cycle-dependent apoptosis in prostate cancer cells in vitro

Intervention: ent-kaurane diterpenoids isolated from Chinese liverwort Jungermannia fauriana

Guo, Y. X., Z. M. Lin, M. J. Wang, Y. W. Dong, H. M. Niu, C. Y. Young, H. X. Lou, and H. Q. Yuan. “Jungermannenone A and B Induce Ros- and Cell Cycle-Dependent Apoptosis in Prostate Cancer Cells in Vitro.” [In eng]. Acta Pharmacol Sin 37, no. 6 (Jun 2016): 814-24.

Bioactive natural products for chemoprevention and treatment of castration-resistant prostate cancer

Intervention: Bioactive natural products

Kallifatidis, G., J. J. Hoy, and B. L. Lokeshwar. “Bioactive Natural Products for Chemoprevention and Treatment of Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer.” [In eng]. Semin Cancer Biol 40-41 (Oct 2016): 160-69.

A multicenter phase 1/2a dose-escalation study of the antioxidant moiety of vitamin e 2,2,5,7,8-pentamethyl-6-chromanol (APC-100) in men with advanced prostate cancer

Intervention: vitamin E

Kyriakopoulos, C. E., E. I. Heath, J. C. Eickhoff, J. Kolesar, M. Yayehyirad, T. Moll, G. Wilding, and G. Liu. “A Multicenter Phase 1/2a Dose-Escalation Study of the Antioxidant Moiety of Vitamin E 2,2,5,7,8-Pentamethyl-6-Chromanol (Apc-100) in Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer.” [In eng]. Invest New Drugs 34, no. 2 (Apr 2016): 225-30.

Longitudinal biobanks-based study on the joint effects of infections, nutrition and hormones on risk of prostate cancer

Intervention: vitamin D

Lumme, S., L. Tenkanen, H. Langseth, R. Gislefoss, M. Hakama, P. Stattin, G. Hallmans, et al. “Longitudinal Biobanks-Based Study on the Joint Effects of Infections, Nutrition and Hormones on Risk of Prostate Cancer.” [In eng]. Acta Oncol 55, no. 7 (Jul 2016): 839-45.

Circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D and prostate cancer survival

Intervention: vitamin D

Mondul, A. M., S. J. Weinstein, K. A. Moy, S. Mannisto, and D. Albanes. “Circulating 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and Prostate Cancer Survival.” [In eng]. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 25, no. 4 (Apr 2016): 665-9.

Enhanced Cytotoxicity of Biomolecules Loaded Metallic Silver Nanoparticles Against Human Liver (HepG2) and Prostate (PC3) Cancer Cell Lines

Intervention: medicinal plants

Prasannaraj, G., S. V. Sahi, S. Ravikumar, and P. Venkatachalam. “Enhanced Cytotoxicity of Biomolecules Loaded Metallic Silver Nanoparticles against Human Liver (Hepg2) and Prostate (Pc3) Cancer Cell Lines.” [In eng]. J Nanosci Nanotechnol 16, no. 5 (May 2016): 4948-59.

Circulating Folate and Vitamin B12 and Risk of Prostate Cancer: A Collaborative Analysis of Individual Participant Data from Six Cohorts Including 6875 Cases and 8104 Controls

Intervention: B vitamins

Price, A. J., R. C. Travis, P. N. Appleby, D. Albanes, A. Barricarte Gurrea, T. Bjorge, H. B. Bueno-de-Mesquita, et al. “Circulating Folate and Vitamin B12 and Risk of Prostate Cancer: A Collaborative Analysis of Individual Participant Data from Six Cohorts Including 6875 Cases and 8104 Controls.” [In eng]. Eur Urol 70, no. 6 (Dec 2016): 941-51.

Serum vitamin D and prostate cancer prognosis: The story continues

Intervention: vitamin D

Roca, E., F. Valcamonico, V. Amoroso, A. Antonelli, C. Foroni, C. Simeone, and A. Berruti. “Serum Vitamin D and Prostate Cancer Prognosis: The Story Continues.” [In eng]. J Clin Oncol (Jul 25 2016).

Total antioxidant intake and prostate cancer in the Cancer of the Prostate in Sweden (CAPS) study. A case control study

Intervention: antioxidants

Russnes, K. M., E. Moller, K. M. Wilson, M. Carlsen, R. Blomhoff, S. Smeland, H. O. Adami, et al. “Total Antioxidant Intake and Prostate Cancer in the Cancer of the Prostate in Sweden (Caps) Study. A Case Control Study.” [In eng]. BMC Cancer 16 (Jul 11 2016): 438.

Role of vitamin D receptor gene Cdx2 and Apa1 polymorphisms in prostate cancer susceptibility: A meta-analysis

Intervention: vitamin D

Wang, K., G. Wu, J. Li, and W. Song. “Role of Vitamin D Receptor Gene Cdx2 and Apa1 Polymorphisms in Prostate Cancer Susceptibility: A Meta-Analysis.” [In eng]. BMC Cancer 16, no. 1 (Aug 23 2016): 674.

Nut consumption and prostate cancer risk and mortality

Intervention: nuts

Wang, W., M. Yang, S. A. Kenfield, F. B. Hu, M. J. Stampfer, W. C. Willett, C. S. Fuchs, E. L. Giovannucci, and Y. Bao. “Nut Consumption and Prostate Cancer Risk and Mortality.” [In eng]. Br J Cancer 115, no. 3 (Jul 26 2016): 371-4.

Saw Palmetto for Symptom Management during Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Intervention: saw palmetto

Wyatt, G. K., A. Sikorskii, A. Safikhani, K. T. McVary, and J. Herman. “Saw Palmetto for Symptom Management During Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer.” [In eng]. J Pain Symptom Manage 51, no. 6 (Jun 2016): 1046-54.

Overview of Dietary Supplements in Prostate Cancer

Intervention: dietary supplements

Yacoubian, A., R. A. Dargham, R. B. Khauli, and B. G. Bachir. “Overview of Dietary Supplements in Prostate Cancer.” [In eng]. Curr Urol Rep 17, no. 11 (Nov 2016): 78.