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Life Extension Suggestions

  • Curcumin (as highly absorbed BCM-95®): 400 mg daily with food for prevention. A suggested dosage of this formulation for adjuvant cancer therapy maybe 800 –1200 mg daily with food
  • Fish Oil (with olive polyphenols and sesame lignans): 2 – 4 g of fish oil concentrate supplying 700 – 1400 mg of EPA and 500 – 1000 mg of DHA daily with food. For adjuvant cancer therapy, recommend 4 – 8 g of fish oil concentrate supplying up to 2800 mg of EPA and up to 2000 mg of DHA daily with food
  • Boswellia extract (std. to 20% AKBA): 70 – 100 mg daily
  • Vitamin D: Individual blood testing is needed to determine individual-appropriate dosages, which typically range from 2000 – 10,000 IU daily for prevention
  • Soy Isoflavones: 135 – 270 mg daily with food (including 28 – 56 mg genistein and 22 – 44 mg daidzein)
  • Green Coffee extract (std. to 50% chlorogenic acid): 200 – 400 mg daily
  • Cruciferous Vegetable extract: 14 mg for DIM and 80 – 160 mg for I3C daily; 200 – 600 mg I3C daily as an adjuvant for prostate cancer therapy
  • Lycopene extract: 15 – 30 mg daily for prevention and up to 45 mg daily with food for adjuvant support in existing prostate cancer
  • Saw Palmetto extract (std. to 85 – 95% total fatty acids and sterols [272 mg]): 320 mg daily
  • Pomegranate extract: 80 – 120 mg daily (of punicalagins) for prostate cancer prevention and 280 – 375 mg daily (of punicalagins) for adjuvant cancer therapy, with or without food
  • Flaxseed oil: 1000 – 3000 mg daily
  • Green Tea extract (std. to 98% polyphenols): 300 – 350 mg EGCG daily; adjuvant cancer therapy dosages of EGCG range up to 3000 mg daily
  • Boron: 3 mg daily
  • Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) (as ubiquinol): 100 mg daily for prevention and 200 – 500 mg daily for adjuvant therapy, both taken after a meal
  • Gamma-Tocopherol Vitamin E: 200 – 250 mg daily and 400 – 1000 mg daily for adjuvant therapy taken with food
  • Selenium: 200 mcg daily with food
  • Zinc: 15 – 50 mg daily for preventive and adjuvant therapy
  • Milk Thistle extract: 750 mg daily taken with or without food
  • Gamma-Linolenic Acid (GLA): 300 mg daily for prevention and 700 – 900 mg daily for adjuvant therapy, both with food
  • Zeaxanthin: Appropriate zeaxanthin supplementation amounts for prostate cancer defense have not been determined, but 3.75 mg daily is a current suggested dosage
  • Resveratrol: For pure resveratrol, 20 – 250 mg daily taken with or without food
  • Supplemental Lignans: 20 – 50 mg daily for prevention; 75 – 125 mg daily for adjuvant therapy
  • Vitamin K: Optimum prostate cancer prevention dosages for vitamin K2 are not known, but typically suggested daily dosages are 1000 mcg for the menaquinone-4 form of K2 (MK-4) and 200 mcg for the menaquinone-7 (MK-7) form
  • Beta-sitosterol: 169 mg phytosterol twice daily with or without food
  • Apigenin: 25 – 50 mg daily for prevention; adjuvant therapy dosage for prostate cancer patients may exceed 100 mg daily
  • Ginger extract: The human equivalent dose of ginger extract was found to be approximately 567 mg daily for a 154-pound (70 kg) human adult (Karna 2012; Reagan-Shaw 2008). This may be viewed as an adjuvant therapy dosage, and an appropriate preventive dosage would be significantly less
  • Inositol Hexaphosphate (IP6): 1600 mg daily
  • N-acetylcysteine (NAC): 600 mg daily are typical,but higher dosages may be needed for adjuvant cancer therapy
  • Quercetin: 500mg daily for prevention and 1000 – 3000 mg daily for adjuvant therapy (The lower dosage of 500 mg daily is currently being tested in a double-blind, human clinical trial on the effect of quercetin on the rate of increase in PSA and on the incidence of prostate cancer, but these results are not expected to be available until 2014)
  • Reishi extract (std. to 13.5% polysaccharides and 6% triterpenes): 980 mg daily for prevention and 980 – 3000 mg daily for adjuvant therapy
  • 5-Loxin®: 70 – 100 mg daily with or without food. Individuals with prostate cancer may consider dosages of 170 – 270 mg daily
  • Watercress extract: 50 – 100 mg daily with or without food
  • Grapeseed extract: 50 – 100 mg daily for prevention and 300 mg daily for adjuvant therapy
  • Modified Citrus Pectin: 5 – 15 g daily without food

In addition, the following blood tests may provide helpful information:

 
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