Obesity, adipokines, and prostate cancer (review).

@article{Baillargeon2006ObesityAA,
  title={Obesity, adipokines, and prostate cancer (review).},
  author={Jacques Baillargeon and David P. Rose},
  journal={International journal of oncology},
  year={2006},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={737-45}
}
Prostate cancer, the third most common cancer in men worldwide, varies substantially according to geographic region and race/ethnicity. Obesity and associated endocrine variation are foremost among the risk factors that may underlie these regional and ethnic differences. The association between obesity and prostate cancer incidence is complex and has yielded inconsistent results. Studies that have linked obesity with prostate cancer mortality, advanced stage disease, and higher grade Gleason… CONTINUE READING
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