Hyperglycemia and prostate cancer recurrence in men treated for localized prostate cancer

  title={Hyperglycemia and prostate cancer recurrence in men treated for localized prostate cancer},
  author={Jonathan L. Wright and Stephen R. Plymate and Michael P. Porter and John L. Gore and Daniel W. Lin and Elaine Y. Hu and Steven B. Zeliadt},
  journal={Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases},
Background:Obesity is consistently linked with prostate cancer (PCa) recurrence and mortality, though the mechanism is unknown. Impaired glucose regulation, which is common among obese individuals, has been hypothesized as a potential mechanism for PCa tumor growth. In this study, we explore the relationship between serum glucose at time of treatment and risk of PCa recurrence following initial therapy.Methods:The study group comprised 1734 men treated with radical prostatectomy (RP) or… CONTINUE READING
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