Thursday, October 31, 2013

Weight at Time of Diagnosis Linked to Prostate Cancer Mortality

Oct. 29, 2013 — Men who are overweight or obese when they are diagnosed with prostate cancer are more likely to die from the disease than men who are of healthy weight, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published in the journal Obesity Research & Clinical Practice. In patients with more aggressive forms of prostate cancer, the researchers also found an even stronger correlation between obesity and mortality.


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