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News Release - men's health

Doctors Urge Chicago Cubs to Help Men Play Hardball Against Prostate Cancer by Striking Out Milk

WASHINGTON—The Physicians Committee—a nonprofit of 12,000 doctors—is inviting World Series champions the Chicago Cubs to share a baseball-themed image that encourages men play hardball against cancer by striking milk from their diets. Men who drink the most milk increase their risk of death from prostate cancer by as much as 50 percent according to a new study.

Doctors Group Urges Physicians to Prescribe Prostate Cancer Prevention

WASHINGTON—The Physicians Committee—a nonprofit of 12,000 doctors—is urging physicians to counsel patients on dietary changes, including eating a plant-based diet and eliminating dairy products, which can help reduce prostate cancer risk and progression. The recommendations follow a new study in the journal Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases that finds metastatic prostate cancer cases are on the rise.