Meeting Archive:
Does Tomato or Lycopene Intake Reduce the Risk of Prostate Cancer?

Meeting Description:

Approved for CPE Level 2 & 1 CPE credit hour

by the Commission on Dietetic Registration

What is the function of the prostate and why are men prone to prostate enlargement and cancer?

What is the epidemiological evidence linking higher intake of tomato products or lycopene to lower risk of prostate cancer?

Have preclinical and small clinical trials with tomato or lycopene provided evidence for reduced risk of prostate cancer?

What should I advise young and older men about diet and prostate cancer risk?


Date: Thu, Sep 20, 2018
Time: 02:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Conagra Nutrition
 Presenter Information
John Erdman, PhD
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Dr. Erdman is Emeritus Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Professor of Internal Medicine and Professor of Nutrition in the Division of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana.  Dr. Erdman's training and expertise encompass the nutritional and physiological biochemistry of man and animals.  He has authored over 200 original research articles on these subjects and has over 350 total publications including other articles and chapters.  His H-Index in the Web of Science is 50.  He is a member of a variety of professional organizations including the American Society for Nutrition (ASN), the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), and the American Heart Association (AHA).  He is past President of the American Society for Nutritional Sciences (now ASN), has been elected Fellow for ASN, AHA and IFT.  

Moderator: James M. Rippe, MD
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James M. Rippe, MD is a best-selling author, world-renowned cardiologist, and founder of the Rippe Lifestyle Institute.