Previous studies have shown that obesity is associated with increased risk for death from prostate cancer. However, few studies have looked into the influence of specific metabolic factors on prostate cancer and most of these studies were relatively small in terms of number of patients involved. For the study, Christel Häggström, MSc, of Umeå University in Sweden and colleagues analyzed data from the ongoing Metabolic Syndrome and Cancer Project (Me-Can), which involves more than 289,000 men from Sweden, Norway, and Austria. The database provided information on the participants’ demographic and physical characteristics, including measurements of blood pressure, blood glucose and […]Continue reading Metabolic Factors Linked to Increased Risk for Prostate Cancer Death
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