Article Abstract

Targeting the adipose tissue to fight prostate cancer

Authors: Silvano Paternoster, Marco Falasca


Hypertrophic fat deposits, as seen in obesity, have shown to be a critical factor in the development of multiple types of malignancies, including prostate cancer (1). This link is not yet completely understood and, considering the epidemic proportions of obesity worldwide, an increased prevalence of cancer can be foreseen in the immediate future.