Study: Obesity may cause inaccuracy in prostate cancer screening

01/24/2005 | Bloomberg

Obesity may hide the signs of prostate cancer in standard cancer screening tests, according to a new study. In standard tests for prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, overweight men were less likely to show warning signs of the second most-deadly form of cancer for men, and researchers say screening alone may not be enough for such patients.

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