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Body mass index and weight change in men with prostate cancer: progression and mortality.

Journal article
Authors Stephanie E Bonn
Fredrik Wiklund
Arvid Sjölander
Robert Szulkin
Pär Stattin
Erik Holmberg
Henrik Grönberg
Katarina Bälter
Published in Cancer causes & control : CCC
Volume 25
Issue 8
Pages 933-94
ISSN 1573-7225
Publication year 2014
Published at Institute of Clinical Sciences, Department of Oncology
Pages 933-94
Language en
Subject categories Cancer and Oncology, Urology and andrology


Body mass index (BMI) is a modifiable lifestyle factor that has been associated with an increased risk of fatal prostate cancer and biochemical recurrence. The main purpose of the present study was to investigate the association between the exposure BMI at the time of a prostate cancer diagnosis and weight change after diagnosis, and the outcomes of prostate cancer progression and mortality in a large cohort study.

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