stearic/oleic acid ratio

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medved
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Date Joined Nov 2009
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   Posted 5/9/2010 10:17 PM (GMT -6)   
Has anyone discussed with your doctor use of the ratio of stearic acid to oleic acid (determined by a red blood cell fatty acid profile) as a potential marker for prostate cancer and/or or prostate cancer progression?   I have read some study materials suggesting a potential relationship, but I have never heard of this ratio being used in a clinical setting. 
Age 46.  Father died of p ca. 
My psa starting age 40: 1.4, 1.3, 1.43, 1.74, 1.7, 1.5, 1.5
 

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