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Clinical Summary

Is there a link between cholelithiasis and prostate cancer?

Deepa Koli   |   17 October 2022

Takeaway

  • Cholelithiasis is associated with an increased risk for prostate cancer.
  • There was no significant relationship between cholecystectomy and risk for prostate cancer.

Why this matters

  • The relationship between the 2 disease conditions is unclear.

Study design

  • A retrospective case-control study of 221 newly diagnosed patients with prostate cancer and 219...

          

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