Share of Cost, Lethal prostate cancer less common in men with asthma

Monday, Sep. 21st 2015 6:00 AM

Researchers behind a new study published in the International Journal of Cancer were surprised when their analysis showed that men with asthma appear to have a lower risk of developing lethal prostate cancer. Previous studies have suggested the kind of inflammation associated with asthma is also associated with prostate cancer.

However, the authors, led by Elizabeth A. Platz, a professor of epidemiology at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, MD, caution that their findings can only show a link – they cannot prove cause and effect.

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