Androgen regulation of prostate cancer: where are we now?

  title={Androgen regulation of prostate cancer: where are we now?},
  author={Giovanni Corona and Elisabetta Baldi and Mario Maggi},
  journal={Journal of endocrinological investigation},
  volume={34 3},
BACKGROUND Androgens play an essential role in the development and differentiation of the prostate gland; their contribution to pathological conditions, such as benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate cancer (PC), remains unclear. AIM We reviewed relationships between androgens and the prostate both in physiological and pathological conditions. MATERIAL AND METHODS A systematic search of published evidence was performed using Medline (1969 to September 2010). RESULTS Androgen-dependency… CONTINUE READING