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Prostate cancer risks increase for obese men

11:22 AM, Jun 10, 2013   |    comments
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obese men are at a higher risk for prostate cancer ... even after an initial benign biopsy.

columbia university researchers followed a group of men after they had a prostate biopsy with non-cancerous results.

obese men were more likely to have pre-cancerous lesions in their biopsy than men who maintained a healthy weight.

and 14 years later, those who were obese at the time of the biopsy were 57-percent more likely to have developed prostate cancer.

 

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