Racial differences in risk of prostate cancer associated with metabolic syndrome.

@article{BeebeDimmer2009RacialDI,
  title={Racial differences in risk of prostate cancer associated with metabolic syndrome.},
  author={Jennifer L Beebe-Dimmer and Nora L Nock and Christine M Neslund-Dudas and Andrew Rundle and Cathryn H Bock and Deliang Tang and Michelle Jankowski and Benjamin A Rybicki},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2009},
  volume={74 1},
  pages={185-90}
}
OBJECTIVES To perform a case-control study to test the association between metabolic syndrome features and prostate cancer. The metabolic syndrome refers to a cluster of conditions serving as risk factors for cardiovascular disease. The metabolic syndrome is prevalent in the United States, and the spectrum of specific features has been shown to differ by race and ethnicity. A number of recent reports have linked metabolic syndrome to prostate cancer; however, most studies have not had racially… CONTINUE READING

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