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Body weight may be linked to prostate cancer

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Researchers have found a link between weight and prostate cancer.

A study in Chicago found the more overweight the patient, the higher the risk of suffering a recurrence after treatment.

The heaviest men were nearly eight times more likely to develop cancers with a high risk for recurrence.

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