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Obese Men At Higher Risk Of Getting Prostate Cancer

Posted on: 1:29 pm, April 27, 2013, by , updated on: 06:10pm, April 24, 2013

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(Memphis) Another reason to shed those unwanted pounds.

According to a new study, obese men can be at risk for prostate cancer, even after a
benign biopsy.

Researchers say obese men are more likely to have precancerous lesions in benign prostate biopsies compared to men at a normal weight.

Doctors suggest obese men have a more intensive follow-up after biopsy.