Every five point increase in body mass index (BMI) - equivalent to about 2.5 stones in the average British man - raises the risk of prostate cancer death by 10 per cent

Being fat makes prostate cancer deadlier: Every two-and-a-half stone increases risk by 10%

Hundreds of lives could be saved from prostate cancer if men lost weight, a major study suggests. Experts from the University of Oxford looked at measurements of over 2.5million men. Every five-point increase in BMI — about 2.5st (35lbs) for the average British man — was associated with a 10 per cent greater odds of …

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