Endogenous sex hormones and the risk of prostate cancer: a prospective study.

@article{Weiss2008EndogenousSH,
  title={Endogenous sex hormones and the risk of prostate cancer: a prospective study.},
  author={Jocelyn M. Weiss and Wen-Yi Huang and Sabina Rinaldi and Thomas R. Fears and Nilanjan Chatterjee and Ann W Hsing and E. David Crawford and Gerald L. Andriole and Rudolf Kaaks and Richard B Hayes},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2008},
  volume={122 10},
  pages={2345-50}
}
Sex steroid hormones influence prostate development and maintenance through their roles in prostate cellular proliferation, differentiation and apoptosis. Although suspected to be involved in prostate carcinogenesis, an association between circulating androgens and prostate cancer has not been clearly established in epidemiologic studies. We conducted a nested case-control study with prospectively collected samples in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial, to… CONTINUE READING

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