Androgenetic alopecia and prostate cancer: findings from an Australian case-control study.

@article{Giles2002AndrogeneticAA,
  title={Androgenetic alopecia and prostate cancer: findings from an Australian case-control study.},
  author={Graham G. Giles and Gianluca Severi and Rod Sinclair and Dallas English and Margaret R. E. McCredie and Warren C. Johnson and Peter Boyle and John L. Hopper},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2002},
  volume={11 6},
  pages={549-53}
}
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between androgenetic alopecia (AA) and prostate cancer with particular emphasis on early age at diagnosis and higher grade tumors. We conducted an age-stratified, population-based case-control study in Australia of men who were diagnosed before 70 years of age during 1994-1997 with histopathology-confirmed adenocarcinoma of the prostate, excluding well-differentiated tumors. Controls were selected from the electoral rolls, and the… CONTINUE READING

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