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Obesity as a Factor in Prostate Cancer Treatment Options

» 06 November 2009 » In PCa Treatments, Prostate Cancer, Robotic surgery » Comments Off


Dr. Douglas Scherr, MD

Dr. Douglas Scherr, MD

Obesity is becoming an increasing concern with regard to prostate cancer treatment decisions as the number of patients with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of greater than 30 grows. While there hasn’t been conclusive study into the area, it has been generally found that obesity is a negative risk factor for prostate cancer.

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