Good fats bad for prostate cancer??

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   Posted 4/27/2011 8:28 AM (GMT -6)   
Now this is a weird one:
Transfats are the bad fats which we have tried as far as possible to take out of our diet as they are not good for the heart. Now it seems that the good fats (omega 3) may be good for the heart but bad for the prostate.
Of course even though it is a large study it certainly won't get us rushing to McDonalds....
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Family history: Mat. grandfather died of PC at 72. Mat. uncle died of PC at 60. He has hereditary PC.
PSA: Aug07 - 2.5|Feb08 - 1.7|Oct09 - 3.67 (free PSA 27%)|Feb10 - 4.03 (free PSA 31%) |Jun10 - 2.69. DRE normal.
Biopsy 28Apr10: negative for a diagnosis of PC however 3 focal ASAPs “atypical, suspicious but not diagnostic” for PC. Review of biopsy by experienced pathologist, 1/12 core: 10% 3+3 (left transitional), 1/12 core: ASAP (left apex)
Nerve sparing RP, 20Aug10 with Dr Stricker. Post-op path: 3+4 (ISUP 2005). Neg (margins, seminal vesicles, extraprostatic extension). Multifocal, with main involvement in the fibro-muscular zone. T2C.
Post RP PSA,
Lab 1: Sep10 – 0.02|Nov10 – 0.03|Dec10 – 0.03|Feb10 – 0.03
Lab 2: Nov 10 - 0.01|Dec10 – 0.01|Feb10 – 0.01

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   Posted 4/27/2011 8:33 AM (GMT -6)   

Hi, An.  Tony (TC-Las Vegas) started a thread on this a couple of days ago.  See below. But, you're right.  I'm still not going to do the McDonald's diet.


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   Posted 4/27/2011 8:36 AM (GMT -6)   

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   Posted 4/27/2011 8:42 AM (GMT -6)   
So sorry. Didn't read Tony's post. I do try to keep track of what people post but this one slipped through.
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