A lifestyle intervention among elderly men on active surveillance for non-aggressive prostate cancer: a randomised feasibility study with whole-grain rye and exercise.
Journal article, 2017

The prognosis for men with non-aggressive prostate cancer is good, and several studies have investigated the impact of lifestyle changes including physical activity and diet on the prognosis. Despite positive results in animal studies and a few human interventions with whole-grain rye on markers of prostate cancer progression, the feasibility of trials investigating such dietary changes in combination with physical activity remains largely unstudied. The primary aim was to investigate the feasibility of an intervention with high whole-grain rye intake and vigorous physical activity for 6 months in men diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Author

Anne Kirstine Eriksen

Danish Cancer Research Society Center

Rikke Dalgaard Hansen

Danish Cancer Research Society Center

Michael Borre

Arhus Universitetshospital

Ryan Godsk Larsen

Aalborg University

Jeppe Munthe Jensen

Aarhus University

Kristian Overgaard

Aarhus University

Mette Borre

Arhus Universitetshospital

Cecilie Kyrø

Danish Cancer Research Society Center

Rikard Landberg

Chalmers, Biology and Biological Engineering, Food and Nutrition Science

Anja Olsen

Danish Cancer Research Society Center

Anne Tjønneland

Danish Cancer Research Society Center

Trials

1745-6215 (ISSN)

Vol. 18 1 20- 20

Areas of Advance

Life Science Engineering

Subject Categories

Nutrition and Dietetics

DOI

10.1186/s13063-016-1734-1

PubMed

28086943