Associations between testosterone levels and incident prostate, lung, and colorectal cancer. A population-based study.

@article{Hyde2012AssociationsBT,
  title={Associations between testosterone levels and incident prostate, lung, and colorectal cancer. A population-based study.},
  author={Zo{\"e} Hyde and Leon Flicker and Kieran A McCaul and Osvaldo P. Almeida and Graeme J. Hankey and Stephen Anthony Paul Chubb and Bu B. Yeap},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={21 8},
  pages={1319-29}
}
BACKGROUND The relationship between testosterone and cancer is relatively unexplored. We sought to examine whether testosterone and related hormones are associated with incident prostate, lung, and colorectal cancer. METHODS This was a population-based cohort study. Demographic and clinical predictors of cancer, and testosterone, sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG), and luteinizing hormone (LH) were measured between 2001 and 2004 in 3,635 community-dwelling men aged 70 to 88 years (mean 77… CONTINUE READING
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