Navigation Links
Prostate cancer and Vitamins

According to the latest study researchers proposed that large doses of vitamins may be unsafe to men experiencing treatment for prostate cancer. Researchers say tens of thousands of prostate cancer patients self-administer vitamins and minerals,// and use untested medical therapies in doses that multiply the daily recommended doses of these substances. Patients take these alternative therapies in hopes of helping their health but inadvertently endanger their health due to the drug interactions of the vitamins and minerals and prescribed cancer therapies. But a case study reported by doctors at Brigham and Women's Hospital shows the danger of taking too many vitamins.

This was a 56 year old man about to have treatment for localized prostate cancer. He had been taking over 2,057 times the recommended daily dose of the B vitamin niacin. The treatment, which involves implanting radioactive 'seeds' in the tumour had to be cancelled. For the vitamin would have interacted with a drug commonly given before the treatment, raising the risk of haemorrhage. The story shows that doctors and patients alike need to be better informed about the potential risks of complementary therapies.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Cancer Doctors Okays Controversial Prostate Therapy
2. Radioactive Seeds used in Prostate Cancer treatment can migrate with the body
3. New Prostate Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise
4. Hormone Therapy applicable for Prostate Cancer
5. Response to chemotherapy could be measured by Prostate-Specific Antigen Doubling Time
6. Early Detection Of Prostate Cancer
7. Awareness increase Prostate cancer detection
8. Better Prostate Cancer Test
9. Stopping Prostate Cancer from Spreading
10. Drug might prevent Prostate Cancer Spread
11. Prevention of Prostate Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/23/2017)... ... June 23, 2017 , ... The Rhode Island Quality ... Management Alerts and Dashboards, an innovative new service enabling healthcare providers to proactively ... Management Alerts and Dashboards provide near real-time data about patients admitted to and/or ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... ... By scoring 100% for fiscal management and accountability, the Arthritis National Research ... Charity Navigator, validating ANRF's work as a top charity in America. , This achievement ... earns ANRF a spot on their “ 10 Charities Worth Watching ” list as ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... ... Studies show evidence that carotenoids and antioxidants derived either from the diet or from ... how often do ophthalmologists and optometrists in Sweden recommend the use of nutritional supplements, ... symptoms of AMD? A study published recently in Dove Medical Press journal, ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... June 23, 2017 , ... Dr. Ran Y. ... has recently begun offering three new minimally invasive procedures to patients who want ... reducing downtime, Dr. Rubinstein is excited to bring microneedling, microneedling facials, and platelet ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Everybody has their own personal preference when it comes to ... some people don't like it at all. FindaTopDoc took a look at what makes ... can give readers a taste of their deepest, darkest fantasies and has the ability ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/19/2017)... , June 19, 2017  Researchers from DRUGSCAN ® ... they will host a live, complimentary webinar titled, "Untangling ... benchtop to the real world" on Wednesday June 28, ... This webinar will feature interviews with recreational ... into the manipulation techniques abusers use to prepare opioid ...
(Date:6/14/2017)... , June 14, 2017  ivWatch LLC, a ... effectiveness of intravenous (IV) therapy, is pleased to announce ... category of Nonsurgical Hospital Supplies and Equipment at the ... program for the medtech industry. The award was presented ... Jacob K. Javits Center in New York ...
(Date:6/13/2017)... , June 13, 2017 Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. ... today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ... 3, 2015 relating to its Zhejiang, China ... "The successful clearance of the Warning Letter ... manufacturing facility is a measure of the progress we have ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: