2007-01-08 Obesity Can Double Prostate Cancer Death Risk


Obesity can double a man's risk of dying from prostate cancer, a National Cancer Institute study shows.

Moreover, the more weight a man gains during adulthood, the higher his risk of prostate cancer death.

Ironically, the study also shows obese men have a lower risk of early prostate cancer than lean men.(Read entire article)

2007-01-08 Obesity, weight gain tied to prostate cancer death


(Reuters Health) - Excess weight may not raise a man's risk of developing prostate cancer, but it may make him more likely to die of the disease, researchers reported Monday.

In a study of nearly 288,000 U.S. men, researchers found that obese men were actually less likely than their thinner counterparts to develop prostate cancer during the 5-year study period. (Read entire article)