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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

BY DOUGLAS SCHERR M.D.

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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