Prospective study on metabolic factors and risk of prostate cancer (pages 6199–6206)
Christel Häggström, Tanja Stocks, David Ulmert, Tone Bjørge, Hanno Ulmer, Göran Hallmans, Jonas Manjer, Anders Engeland, Gabriele Nagel, Martin Almqvist, Randi Selmer, Hans Concin, Steinar Tretli, Håkan Jonsson and Pär Stattin
Article first published online: 22 OCT 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cncr.27677
There are inconsistent data regarding the association between metabolic factors, separately and combined, and the risk of prostate cancer and death. In the current study, high levels of metabolic factors were not found to be associated with the risk of prostate cancer but were associated with an increased risk of death from the disease.