Finger length linked to prostate cancer

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Scientists in the UK say that men who have an index finger which is longer than their ring finger appear to be at a reduced risk of developing prostate cancer.

The findings have been published in the British Journal of Cancer, and are the result of a study by scientists at the University of Warwick and the Institute of Cancer Research.

One of the lead authors, Professor Ros Eeles, spoke to Owen Bennett-Jones on BBC World Service.

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