Tall or Heavy Men at Higher Risk of Prostate Cancer

We summarize a study's new findings

By: Eric A. Klein, MD

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Researchers have long known that heavy men are at higher risk of severe prostate cancer. Surprising new findings from a British study reveal that taller men are at higher risk, too, says Eric A. Klein, MD. Here’s why a man’s height and weight may add up to more risk. And why losing weight, eating right and exercising is more important than ever.

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