Heart rate and prostate cancer mortality: results of a prospective analysis.

  title={Heart rate and prostate cancer mortality: results of a prospective analysis.},
  author={Peter H. Gann and Martha L. Daviglus and Alan Dyer and J Stamler},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  volume={4 6},
Recent studies suggest that local levels of sympathetic nervous activity influence the growth of prostatic tissue. In several epidemiological studies, resting heart rate, an indicator of overall sympathetic activity, was positively associated with all noncardiovascular and cancer death among men. However, no previous analyses have focused on the specific relationship of heart rate to prostate cancer mortality. We studied 22,380 men enrolled in the Chicago Heart Association cohort from 1967-1973… CONTINUE READING
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