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Height Linked With Prostate Cancer Risk

A man’s risk for prostate cancer appears to increase with his height, a new study shows.

Height appears to play less of a role than other known prostate cancer risk factors like age, family history and race. As a result, men shouldn’t make screening or treatment decisions based on their height. But the findings may open up a new line of scientific inquiry into the causes of prostate cancer.

Researchers from four universities in England studied more than 9,000 men with and without prostate cancer and found that the tallest men had a 19 percent higher risk of developing prostate cancer than shorter men...

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Thanks for putting your finger on a potential problem
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Well I guess. QGNCGAR, Cmitch and me "Al Franken" days are numbered.
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Why, my prostate is so enlarged, I cut a fart after I got out of the shower and shot a load across the bathroom.

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Well I guess. QGNCGAR, Cmitch and me "Al Franken" days are numbered.
OOTO drew and cj have nothing to worry about.
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