University of Hawaii at Manoa CRCH scientists report adulthood body size associated with cancer risk

Saturday, September 12, 2009 - 09:14 in Health & Medicine

A team of scientists led by researcher Brenda Hernandez, Ph.D., M.P.H. -- an assistant professor at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa's Cancer Research Center of Hawai'i -- has reported that body mass in younger and older adulthood, and weight gain between these life periods, may influence a man's risk for prostate cancer.

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