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Does Chondroitn Sulfate Affect Prostate Cancer?

12/02/2002

Question:

Is Chondroitin Sulfate bad for prostate cancer? Does it make the cancer grow faster?

P.S. I`ve had radiation for prostate cancer.

Answer:

There is no evidence that chondroitin sulfate has any effect on prostate cancer. It certainly does not make it grow faster.

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Response by:

Martin I Resnick, MD Martin I Resnick, MD
Formerly, Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University