Obesity and future prostate cancer risk among men after an initial benign biopsy of the prostate.

@article{Rundle2013ObesityAF,
  title={Obesity and future prostate cancer risk among men after an initial benign biopsy of the prostate.},
  author={Andrew Rundle and Michelle Jankowski and Oleksandr N. Kryvenko and Deliang Tang and Benjamin A Rybicki},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={898-904}
}
BACKGROUND In general population studies, obesity has been associated with risk of high-grade prostate cancer, but little is known about obesity and future prostate cancer risk among men with an initial benign biopsy of the prostate; a high-risk population. METHODS Within a cohort of 6,692 men followed up after a biopsy or transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) with benign findings, a nested case-control study was conducted of 494 prostate cancer cases and controls matched on age… CONTINUE READING
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