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Extra weight brings higher risks for men

...tissue tends to convert certain steroids in the body to estrogenlike compounds," Dr. Terris said. "It feeds aggressive prostate cancer, or it allows aggressive prostate cancers to grow more." She was presenting another study that showed smaller...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/24/met_454086.shtml
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Augustans line up to help cancer study

...in 1982 and eventually included a nutritional survey and blood work, established links between obesity and aggressive prostate cancer, in addition to pointing to genes that conferred great susceptibility to breast cancer and prostate cancer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-04-17/augustans-line-help-cancer-s
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