Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Height Linked With Prostate Cancer Risk

A man’s risk for prostate cancer appears to increase with his height, a new study shows.

A woman’s height also is associated with breast cancer risk. Women who are 5-feet-9 or taller have a small increase in risk of both premenopausal and postmenopausal breast cancer compared to women 5-feet-3 or shorter.