By Robert Cohen Executive Director Text Only

Blake Graham is a nutrition student
in Perth, Australia. He has been
researching links between milk
consumption and prostate cancer,
and has sent us dozens of scientific
references. We share one dozen of
those citations with you today.

Please pass this information to
any friend of relative who currently
has prostate cancer, or any male
dairy consumer over the age of 40.

"For prostate cancer, epidemiologic
studies consistently show a positive
association with high consumption of
milk, dairy products, and meats."

Giovannucci E., Adv Exp Med Biol
"Cases also reported more frequent
consumption of milk and other dairy
products and meat, but no significant
difference was noted for
vegetable intake."

Talamini R, Br J Cancer
1986 Jun;53(6):817-21
"Higher intake of meat and dairy products
has been associated with greater risk of
prostate cancer..."

Willett WC, Salud Publica Mex
1997, Jul-Aug;39(4):298-309
"Positive correlations between foods and
cancer mortality rates were particularly
strong in the case of meats and milk for
breast cancer, milk for prostate and
ovarian cancer, and meats for colon

Rose DP, Cancer
1986 Dec 1;58(11):2363-71
"Diet appears to be a major determinant
in the incidence of prostate cancer. In
a case-control study conducted in Athens,
Greece, we found that dairy products,
butter and seed oils were positively
associated with risk of prostate cancer,
whereas cooked and raw tomatoes were
inversely associated."

Bosetti C, Eur J Cancer Prev
2000, Apr;9(2):119-23
"Diets high in dairy products and meats
are related to higher risk of prostate
cancer incidence or mortality in most
ecologic, case-control, and prospective

Giovannucci E., Cancer Causes Control
1998, Dec;9(6):567-82
"Suggestive positive associations were
also seen between fatal prostate cancer
and the consumption of milk, cheese,
eggs, and meat. "

Snowdon DA,Am J Epidemiol
1984, Aug;120(2):244-50
"The strongest and most consistent
effects are positive associations
with animal products such as red
meats, eggs and dairy foods, and
possibly by implication, fat."

Giles G, Ireland P., Int J Cancer
1997; Suppl 10:13-7
"Among major food groups, milk and dairy
products as well as added lipids were
marginally positively associated with
risk for prostate cancer."

Tzonou A, Int J Cancer
1999, Mar 1;80(5):704-8
"High consumption of dairy products was
associated with a 50 percent increased
risk of prostate cancer. "

Chan JM, Cancer Causes Control
1998 Dec;9(6):559-66
"Positive trends in risk were found
for consumption of cured meat and
milk products. "

Schuurman AG, Br J Cancer
1999, Jun;80(7):1107-13
"Biomarkers, including testosterone and
insulin-like growth factor, and
nutritional factors, especially meat,
fat, and dairy intake, have been linked
to greater risk of disease. "

Chan JM, Semin Cancer Biol
1998, Aug;8(4):263-73
Robert Cohen author of:   MILK A-Z

Executive Director
Dairy Education Board

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