High cholesterol may trigger return of prostate cancer

October 10, 2014 2:47 PM

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High cholesterol may trigger return of prostate cancer

Prostate cancer may occur more often in men with high cholesterol, according to a new study. Here, prostate cancer is seen through a microscope. (Photo : National Institutes of Health)

High cholesterol and triglycerides could encourage the return of prostate cancer, providing an additional health concern for men battling the disease. Each is a form of fat, or lipid, found in blood.

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