5. Body Mass Index: Being obese does not mean you will get prostate cancer. But obese men usually have lower prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels than slimmer men due to dilution of the PSA in a larger blood volume. That fact puts obese men at risk for a more aggressive form of the disease.
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