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April 20, 2008

Obesity Makes Hard Your Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

I am not sure that you are aware that Obesity and cancer of all kinds are related to the extent that experts believe that the death rates of the two health problems are associated. Yes, studies have proven that there is a valid relationship between cancer death rates and obesity estimated at about 100, 000 deaths every year in the U.S.

Having revealed that to you; be further inform that overweight, according to experts, makes it very hard to detect early prostate cancer putting overweight men in the greater risk of getting help very late and thus have less chances of surviving prostate cancer affliction, reports a recent scientific study that looked at the relationship between obesity and cancer death rates

So please take care of your weight, eating the right calorie and exercising properly. Nutrition is very important in maintaining your weight. If your job makes you sedentary, you have to establish a routine of exercise to help you burn fat and remain in the right Body mass that makes prostate cancer screening an easy task for your Urologist.

The study in question found that the prostate gland increases in size as body mass index (BMI) increases. BMI refers to the evaluation formula based on the comparison between your weight and your height. Because of the effect of obesity on your prostate, doctors get thrown 20 to 30 percent off mark on your prostate cancer diagnosis.

Finally, note that if you are obese, your prostate will be hidden in your body fat and identifying a cancerous tumor will be like looking for a needle in a haystack causing you to run the risk of carrying a cancerous prostate gland without proper diagnosis till too late.

Charles Nehsah writes for your good health and recommends Prostate Cancer Resource Center for useful links for solving your prostate cancer problems once and for all.

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