U.S. veterans help shed light on link between dropping pounds and slowing progression of the disease
Nov. 9, 2017
| By Kristen Woodward / Fred Hutch News Service
Obesity and prostate cancer are two of the most common medical issues facing older men today, especially veterans. A new study aims to determine whether weight loss achieved through a diet and exercise will improve the health of men in active surveillance for prostate cancer.
Jonathan Wright-led study shows males circumcised before first sexual intercourse 15 percent less likely to develop prostate cancer
March 12, 2012
A new analysis led by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center researchers found circumcision before a male's first sexual intercourse may help protect against prostate cancer. Published online March 12 in the journal Cancer, the study suggests that circumcision can hinder infection and inflammation that may lead to this malignancy.