Obesity Linked to the Return of Prostate Cancer

Reilly, Jennifer; Barnard, Neal D.
March 2006
Good Medicine;Spring2006, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p17
Discusses research done on the link between obesity and development of prostate cancer. Reference to a study by W. W. Bassett et al published in a 2005 issue of "Urology"; Participants of the study; Significance of the study's results.


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