SINDROME METABOLICA E SARCOPENIA NELLA NEOPLASIA PROSTATICA
G. Colloca, A. Bellieni
Vol.3 (2018), issue 1, pag.15-23

Received 17/03/2018
Accepted for pubblication 22/03/2018
Published Mar. 2018
Review by Single-blind
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Prostate cancer is one of the most frequently diagnosed cancers and one of the leading causes of cancer death in males. It is closely linked to age and this justifies its highier incidence with the general population aging. There is a close correlation between prostate cancer and organic changes related to the metabolic syndrome and indirectly to sarcopenia. The purpose of this review is to clarify more the reasons for these close connections between organic conditions apparently distant from each other.