Body Mass Index, Prostate Cancer–Specific Mortality, and Biochemical Recurrence: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

11 Apr 2011Yin Cao and Jing Ma

Elevated BMI is associated with risk of prostate cancer–specific mortality in prospective cohort studies and biochemical recurrence in prostate cancer patients

Meta Analysis
1 effect
10 years
1315914 subjects

Reported Outcomes


Obesity Musculoskeletal outcome
Musculoskeletal system

Prostate Cancer Reproductive outcome
Minor increase risk of Prostate Cancer
Reproductive system

High evidence