Metabolic Syndrome and Prostate Cancer

Metabolic Syndrome and Prostate Cancer

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Background. The association between metabolic syndrome (MetS) and prostate cancer, two major public health problems, carries with it potentially significant implications. Chronic inflammation, which correlates with MetS, might also promote cancer growth. The related data remain controversial. We aimed to help solve the debates using a prospective study in Taiwan.The causes of death were coded according to the ninth revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9) (28). Prostate cancer death was defined by ICD-9 code 185. Among the 54, 751 eligible ... 2.2.3 Risk factors Baseline data Tobacco smoking, alcohol drinking, physical activity, attained education, history of 97.

Title:Metabolic Syndrome and Prostate Cancer
Author:Hui-Ming Chung
Publisher:ProQuest - 2009


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