Healthy Eating

Eating well may help to reduce your risk of developing prostate cancer. During treatment, adjusting your diet may help you manage treatment side effects, and eating well after treatment may lower your risk for secondary cancers as well as improve your overall health.

For information about eating well following a diagnosis of prostate cancer, please view, download, or order our 'Nutrition Guide for Men with Prostate Cancer.'

















For more information about foods to eat and ways to maintain a healthy diet through your prostate cancer journey, explore the Recipies and Nutrition Tips tab and these Expert Angle Webinars:


Diet and Prostate Cancer with Cheri Van Patten

January 28, 2014

During this webinar, Cheri Van Patten discusses the role of diet and body weight in optimizing health of men diagnosed with prostate cancer.  Cheri highlights scientific evidence on diet and dietary supplements to prevent or reduce the risk of prostate cancer progression.
 


Prostate Cancer Nutrition: Truths, Myths and Question Marks

February 9, 2016

Topics include:
• A healthy diet for prostate cancer
• How to modify your diet to manage treatment-related side effects
• Vitamins and minerals of interest
• Nutrition for prostate cancer survivorship and prevention



Getting Back into the Kitchen: Cooking Skills & Food Accessibility

March 8, 2016

Topics include:
• The impact of improved education around ingredient identification, cooking skills and food safety
• How to improve accessibility to good foods
• How essential culinary skills and education can improve self-management
• Programs and resources available to improve healthy culinary education


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Honouring dad this Father’s Day the Canadian way: In plaid

TORONTO, ON – (May 8, 2018) – Plaid replaces business-casual on Friday, June 15 as hundreds of thousands of Canadians don the iconic Canadian attire all to honour dad and end prostate cancer.
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The Finger – A tried and true method to save lives

TORONTO, CANADA (May 8, 2018) – Every day, more and more methods to detect prostate cancer are being explored, but the tried and true methods of a digital rectal examination (DRE) – where a healthcare professional inserts a gloved finger into the rectum to check for abnormalities, paired with a blood test known as the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test – which you can get through your family doctor, are still the long-standing proven ways to save a life.
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Landmark study links tumour evolution to prostate cancer severity

Toronto (April 19, 2018) – Findings from Canadian Prostate Cancer Genome Network (CPC-GENE) researchers and their collaborators, published today in Cell, show that the aggressiveness of an individual prostate cancer can be accurately assessed by looking at how that tumour has evolved.
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