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Lycopene consumption and reduction of incidence in subjects at high risk of prostate cancer

Consumo de licopeno como reductor de incidencia en sujetos con elevado riesgo de padecer cáncer de próstata


This CAT (Critically Appraised Topic) answered the question: in subjects at high risk for prostate cancer, can lycopene reduce incidence and mortality of this cancer? The clinical question was analyzed in three parts: patient, intervention and outcome. The purpose was to verify the validity and applicability of the results regarding lycopene consumption on effectiveness in reducing the incidence of prostate cancer.