Obese men at higher risk of prostate cancer

A US study of 6692 men, who were followed for 14 years after a biopsy or transurethral resection of the prostate with benign findings, also found obese men were at greater risk of developing prostate cancer.

The researchers conducted a case-controlled study among 494 of these patients and found prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia in 11% of the benign specimens.

After accounting for variables including family history of prostate cancer, prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels during the initial procedure, and the number of PSA tests and digital rectal