Metabolic syndrome may increase prostate cancer risk

07/5/2013 | Renal and Urology News

Men with three or more metabolic syndrome components were 38% more likely than those with no risk factors to be diagnosed with prostate cancer and had a 52% higher risk of clinically significant prostate cancer and a 43% higher risk of high-grade prostate cancer, a Canadian study showed. The findings were presented at the Canadian Urological Association's 2013 meeting.

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