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    Elevated Cholesterol Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer
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    iride6606 posted:
    The potential clinical implications of the findings are that increasing obesity and associated dyslipidemia may have been responsible for the increasing incidence of prostate cancer and that modifying cholesterol may reduce incidence of more aggressive disease

    http://www.onclive.com/publications/obtn/2012/october-2012/Elevated-Cholesterol-Linked-to-Aggressive-Prostate-Cancer
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    iride6606 responded:
    Every man should read this.
     
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    bobby75703 replied to iride6606's response:
    Ca-Ching! $$$
     
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    iride6606 replied to bobby75703's response:
    Agreed, the costs to treat all these high cholesterol related diseases are really adding up. If we could get high cholesterol under control we could save Billions!
     
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    bobby75703 replied to iride6606's response:
    Make Billions $$$, which they already are.
     
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    iride6606 replied to bobby75703's response:
    Agrred, the medical profession is making Billions of dollars treating high chlesterol related conditions. make them go a way and our healthcare system benefits.


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