Influence of obesity on the incidence and treatment of genitourinary malignancies.

@article{Stewart2011InfluenceOO,
  title={Influence of obesity on the incidence and treatment of genitourinary malignancies.},
  author={Suzanne Biehn Stewart and Stephen J Freedland},
  journal={Urologic oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={
          476-86
        }
}
BACKGROUND Obesity is a growing epidemic in the United States. Many genitourinary malignancies are ranked among the current leading causes of cancer. As a result, there has been a surge of interest in understanding the impact of obesity on genitourinary malignancies. We sought to review the current literature concerning the influence of obesity on prostate, kidney, and bladder cancer. METHODS A PubMed search was performed using key words related to incidence, treatment, obesity, prostate… CONTINUE READING
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