Hyperinsulinaemia: a prospective risk factor for lethal clinical prostate cancer.

@article{Hammarsten2005HyperinsulinaemiaAP,
  title={Hyperinsulinaemia: a prospective risk factor for lethal clinical prostate cancer.},
  author={Jan Hammarsten and Benkt H{\"o}gstedt},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  year={2005},
  volume={41 18},
  pages={2887-95}
}
Previous studies have suggested that hyperinsulinaemia and other components of metabolic syndrome are risk factors for clinical prostate cancer. This prospective study tested the hypothesis that hyperinsulinaemia and other components of metabolic syndrome are risk factors for lethal clinical prostate cancer. The clinical, haemodynamic, anthropometric, metabolic and insulin profile at baseline in men who had died from clinical prostate cancer during follow-up was compared with the profile of men… CONTINUE READING
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