Obesity increases survival in advanced prostate cancer

Obese patients with a form of advanced prostate cancer survive longer than overweight and normal weight patients, new research has found.

Mon, 11 Jul 2022
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The study, presented today at the European Association of Urology congress, EAU21, followed more than 1500 patients over three years. Patients classed as obese – with a BMI over 30 – had a ten percent higher survival rate than thinner patients over 36 months.