Relationship between obesity and prostate cancer.

  title={Relationship between obesity and prostate cancer.},
  author={Christopher L Amling},
  journal={Current opinion in urology},
  volume={15 3},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW This review examines the relationship between obesity and prostate cancer, with an update of recent research in this field. RECENT FINDINGS A recent report of the Cancer Prevention Study II showed a direct relationship between increasing body mass index and prostate cancer mortality. However, the US Health Professionals Followup Study reported an inverse association between obesity and the risk of developing prostate cancer in men under 60 years of age or in those with a… CONTINUE READING


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