Until recently, the relationship betweenbenign prostate hyperplasia(BPH) and prostate cancer (PC) remained controversial. Some studies have found such a relationship, while others, on the contrary, could not find any association between them. Therefore, the idea of the independence of these prostate conditions has been propagated to reduce the fear of most people suffering from BPH symptoms of a possible escalation into PC. The larger your prostate, the less your chance of getting prostate cancer – this is the main conclusion of the recent study by K. R. Nandalur et al.(2021).
The results of a recent study published in “The Prostate” not only resolve these inconsistencies but, most importantly, confirm a significant inverse relationship between prostate size and the risk of PC. In the post, we will discuss this study, the results of which others will hopefully confirm.Read More »The Larger Your Prostate, the Less Your Chance of Getting Prostate Cancer