So even if we don’t want to think or talk about it, most of us are well aware that about 40 percent of all Americans are now obese. In other words, they have a body mass index (BMI) of 30 kg/m2 or higher.

A paper by Troeschel et al., just published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, used data from the Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort to look at associations between post-diagnosis body mass index (BMI) and weight change and prostate cancer–specific mortality (PCSM), cardiovascular disease–related mortality (CVDM), and all-cause mortality among survivors of non-metastatic prostate cancer.

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