TITLE

Obesity increased risk for prostate cancer progression

AUTHOR(S)
Costa, Samantha; Foster, Melissa
PUB. DATE
November 2012
SOURCE
Endocrine Today;Nov2012, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a study which found that obesity is associated with an increased risk for prostate cancer progression.
ACCESSION #
86699698

 

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