IGF1 and risk for prostate cancer among African Americans

There have been suggestions that genetic variations in subtypes of insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF1) might be responsible for at least some of the increase in risk for prostate cancer among African Americans and others of historic African ethnicity such as Afro-Caribbeans. … READ MORE …

Insulin growth factor and prostate cancer risk

In what is almost a follow-up to today’s earlier comments about the risks associated with metabolic syndrome as a consequence of diabetes and excessive weight, we now have additional analysis of the risks associated with higher than normal levels of an insulin-like hormone in the blood. … READ MORE …