Prostate Cancer and Obesity in Arab Countries

Ihab Ahmed Hekal
2018 Archives of General Internal Medicine  
In western experience; Prostate cancer (PCa) is a major health problem. It is the second most diagnosed cancer; it is ranked as sixth most common fatal malignancy of men [1]. In USA, two-thirds of men classified as overweight and onethird as obese [2] . Obesity is linked to increased risk of death from numerous cancer types including PCa [3] [4] [5] .
doi:10.4066/2591-7951.1000061 fatcat:437uwwymrfgphjujcxbxous4ba