More From ASCO – Is there A Role for Metformin in Treating Prostate Cancer?

Obesity has been associated with a worse prostate cancer prognosis and increased levels of insulin are thought to mediate this effect. It has been established that hyperinsulinemia associates with higher levels of insulin receptors (IR) in prostate cancers and increased tumor growth. Men with prostate cancer who are put on androgen blockade (ADT) develop increased [...]