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The Prevention of Prostate Cancer

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Key Findings

  • Obesity is the key factor linked to increased risk for advanced prostate cancer.

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PREVENTABILITY

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11% of US advanced prostate cancers – about 2,600 cases – can be prevented by being a healthy weight.

Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity,
And Cancer of The Prostate

Source: AICR/WCRF Continuous Update Project Report: Prostate Cancer, 2014
STRENGTH OF CURRENT EVIDENCE DECREASES
RISK
INCREASES
RISK
PROBABLE
Effect on Risk:
  Body fatness (advanced prostate cancer)