Stephen J. Freedland, MD
In an era of multidisciplinary care, it is important to incorporate healthcare experts to help encourage patients with cancer to lead a healthy lifestyle, says Stephen J. Freedland, MD.
State of the Science Summit™ on Genitourinary Cancers, Freedland, Warschaw Robertson Law Families Chair in Prostate Cancer, director of the Center for Integrated Research in Cancer and Lifestyle, and co-director of the Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, gave his insight on how to counsel patients with prostate cancer on the benefits of leading a healthier life.
OncLive: Please provide an overview of your presentation.
In regard to diet and lifestyle in cancer, there are not a lot of data to support our beliefs. I went through some of the myths and common perceptions that people have and reviewed the data that support or refute what people actually think about diet and prostate cancer.
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