High-Grade Prostate Cancer Associated With Chronic Inflammation

Summary of the study:

“In an online article published April 18, 2014, in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, researchers at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center reveal a link between chronic inflammation and a greater risk of high-grade prostate cancer.

Among men who had inflammation in one or more biopsy cores, there was a 78% higher risk of having prostate cancer and more than twice the risk of aggressive disease in comparison with subjects who had no cores indicating inflammation.”

Published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention (2014)

What we've shown in this observational study is a clear association between prostate inflammation and prostate cancer...

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