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Actas Urológicas Españolas

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ROMERO CAGIGAL, I.; FERRUELO ALONSO, A.  and  BERENGUER SANCHEZ, A.. Diet and prostate cancer. Actas Urol Esp [online]. 2003, vol.27, n.6, pp.399-409. ISSN 0210-4806.

Prostate cancer is the first neoplasia in the United States accounting the second in cancer deaths. With all the treatments strategies in debate because of their side effects, is very important try to elucidate prevention mechanisms that may be implicate in the development of this disease, between these, nutrients have been of mayor importance. In the present review we tried to study the most important nutritional factors implicated in the development and prevention of prostate carcinoma. We focus our attention over the polyphenols of the red wine, which influence over cellular proliferation and apoptosis in LNCaP cells have been studied in our Department.

Keywords : Diet; Prostate cancer; Chemoprevention; Polyphenols.

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