The association between metabolic syndrome and the risk of prostate cancer, high-grade prostate cancer, advanced prostate cancer, prostate cancer-specific mortality and biochemical recurrence

@inproceedings{Xiang2013TheAB,
  title={The association between metabolic syndrome and the risk of prostate cancer, high-grade prostate cancer, advanced prostate cancer, prostate cancer-specific mortality and biochemical recurrence},
  author={Yu-zhu Xiang and Hui Xiong and Zi-lian Cui and Shao-bo Jiang and Qing-hua Xia and Yong Juan Zhao and Guan-bin Li and Xun-bo Jin},
  booktitle={Journal of experimental & clinical cancer research : CR},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Although a previous meta-analysis reported no association between metabolic syndrome (MetS) and prostate cancer risk, a number of studies suggest that MetS may be associated with the aggressiveness and progression of prostate cancer. However, these results have been inconsistent. This systematic review and meta-analysis investigated the nature of this association. METHODS We systematically searched MEDLINE, EMBASE and bibliographies of retrieved studies up to January 2013 using the… CONTINUE READING
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