Anthropometric risk factors for prostate cancer.

@article{DemarkWahnefried1997AnthropometricRF,
  title={Anthropometric risk factors for prostate cancer.},
  author={Wendy Demark-Wahnefried and Mark R. Conaway and Cary N. Robertson and Barbara J Mathias and E. Everett Anderson and David F. Paulson},
  journal={Nutrition and cancer},
  year={1997},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={302-7}
}
Cancer of the prostate is the leading cancer among American men, yet few risk factors are known. Anthropometry may help uncover potential risk factors for prostate cancer, since fat distribution, skeletal structure, and musculature may differ between men with this hormonally linked cancer and those without it. A case-control study was undertaken to determine whether anthropometric differences exist between prostate cancer cases and controls and whether such differences are associated with… CONTINUE READING

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