These are the vitamins and dosage that Dr. Scholtz recommends for men with prostate cancer:
From his literature:
"Fish oil--2000 mg daily
Calcium citrate--1000 mg at night
Vitamin D-- 2000 units daily
opene--10-30 mg daily
Vitamin C--500 mg daily
Curcumin--900-1800 mg daily
Green Tea--drink tea or take capsules 500-800 mg daily
Modified citrus pectin-- 5-15 grams daily
Co-Enzyme Q-10-- 200 mg daily (if taking a statin drug)
Vitamins and Minerals to avoid unless a clear-cut deficiency is documented:
Multivitamins, folic acid, iron, copper, and zinc"
(He also suggests that processed sugar should be avoided.)
I'm on active surveillance and I've been taking most of these for the last year and my PSA has dropped. I also don't drink dairy or eat meat. In the long run will it make any difference? I guess only time will tell or maybe some serious studies will be done.
Age: 54 6' 0" Weight: 176 Caucasian
Rising PSA over the last six years (from when I started being tested) from 3.9 to 5.2 to 4.6 to 4.5 to 4.9 to 3.9.
Free PSA: .71 % Free PSA: 18.2%
DX with PC in January 2009 after biopsy. Bone scan--negative
Consulted Cedars-Sinai Beverly Hills urologist--recommended surgery
Consulted Cedars-Sinai Beverly Hills radiologist--recommended IMRT
Consulted San Diego Cyber-Blade doctor--recommended treatments
Consulted Long Beach radiologist--recommended IGRT
Consulted Loma Linda radiologist--recommended Hypo-fractionated Proton treatments
Insurance approved any treatment I wanted.
Consulted Marnia del Rey urologist Dr. Scholz.
Dr. Scholz referred me to Dr. Bahn for a Color Doppler test.
Scholz and Bahn recommended Active Surveillance, some diet changes, and steady exercise.
I am currently on Active Surveillance.
Post Edited (Franchot) : 7/8/2010 3:00:18 AM (GMT-6)