Obesity and Cancer Risk


By Molly Clifton

A new study finds obese men can be at risk for prostate cancer, even after a benign biopsy.

Researchers at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health say obese men are more likely to have precancerous lesions in benign prostate biopsies compared to normal weight men.

Doctors suggest obese men have a more intensive follow-up after biopsy.


This content requires the latest Adobe Flash Player and a browser with JavaScript enabled. Click here for a free download of the latest Adobe Flash Player.


Which Restaurants Would You Most Like to See in Montgomery? (vote for one or more)

  • Benihana
  • California Pizza Kitchen
  • Chuy's
  • J. Alexander's
  • Landry's Seafood
  • P.F. Chang's
  • Romano's Macaroni Grill
  • Ruth's Chris Steak House

What's onFull Schedule

Hot Video From AP

AP Video