Androgens in serum and the risk of prostate cancer: a nested case-control study from the Janus serum bank in Norway.

@article{Vatten1997AndrogensIS,
  title={Androgens in serum and the risk of prostate cancer: a nested case-control study from the Janus serum bank in Norway.},
  author={Lars J Vatten and Gisle Ursin and R K Ronald K Ross and Frank Z. Stanczyk and Rog{\'e}rio Souza Lobo and Sverre Harvei and E. J. Jellum},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={1997},
  volume={6 11},
  pages={967-9}
}
We tested the hypothesis that serum levels of testosterone (T), dihydrotestosterone (DHT), and the DHT metabolite 3 alpha,17 beta-androstanediol glucuronide are positively associated with the risk of prostate cancer. This nested case-control study was based on the cohort of men who donated blood to the Janus serum bank at Oslo University Hospital (Oslo, Norway) between 1973 and 1994. Cancer incidence was ascertained through linkage with the Norwegian Cancer Registry. The study included sera… CONTINUE READING
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