Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men's Health

Dr Adel Aref Weighing in on obesity and the PSA test

Dr Adel Aref Weighing in on obesity and the PSA test

In this podcast, I speak with Medical Oncologist and PhD student Dr Adel Aref who weighs in on the issue of obesity and how it may influence the results of PSA testing for prostate cancer. His research confirms that obesity in men reduces levels of PSA and changes in testosterone and oestrogen are implicated. More than 65% of Aussie men are overweight or obese - so interesting implications for GP screening.

Duration: 15 min

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