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...