Expert Video - What is the role of exercise and lifestyle in prostate cancer outcomes?

Dr. Jean Bonhomme, MD, MPH, an expert in men's health and founder of the National Black Men's Health Network, explains the role of exercise and lifestyle in prostate cancer prevention and in slowing prostate cancer growth. He talks about research studies that suggest vigorous physical activity promotes DNA repair and reduces the risk of mortality for all causes, including prostate cancer. Other lifestyle factors he discusses include avoiding obesity, smoking, and drinking, and the importance of maintaining good sleeping habits and a positive mental attitude which help to strengthen the immune system.

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This educational activity has been developed by Men's Health Network and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Ferring, Janssen Biotech, Pfizer, and Sanofi Genzyme.

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