ALCOHOL INTAKE AFTER PROSTATE CANCER DIAGNOSIS AND RISK OF LETHAL PROSTATE CANCER AND ALL-CAUSE MORTALITY
Van Blarigan EL, Kenfield SA, Stampfer MJ, Giovannucci EL, Rimm E, Willett WC, Chan JM
>2.7 million US men currently live with prostate cancer
Guidelines for cancer survivors recommend that men who choose to drink limit intake to ≤2 drinks/d
Alcohol after diagnosis is not associated with an increased risk of lethal prostate cancer or death.
Wine after diagnosis may lower risk of lethal prostate cancer and death.
The potential benefit of wine for men with prostate cancer merits further research.