Is there evidence of a relationship between benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate cancer? Findings of a literature review.

@article{Alcaraz2009IsTE,
  title={Is there evidence of a relationship between benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate cancer? Findings of a literature review.},
  author={Antonio Alcaraz and Peter G. Hammerer and Andrea Tubaro and Fritz H. Schroeder and Ramiro S Castro},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2009},
  volume={55 4},
  pages={864-73}
}
CONTEXT More than half the male population aged >50 yr have histologic evidence of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), while prostate cancer (PCa) is among the most common male cancers according to recent registry data. Understanding the aetiologies of both conditions is crucial to reduce the resulting burden of mortality and morbidity. OBJECTIVE This review aims to examine the available data on the epidemiology, pathology, risk factors, and genetic markers involved in BPH and PCa; to discuss… CONTINUE READING
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Is there evidence of a relationship between benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate cancer ? Findings of a literature review

  • A Alcaraz, P Hammerer, A Tubaro, FH Schröder, R Castro
  • Eur Urol
  • 2009

Is there evidence of a relationship between benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate cancer? Findings of a literature review

  • A Alcaraz, P Hammerer, A Tubaro, FH Schröder, R. Castro
  • Eur Urol 2009;55:864–75
  • 2009
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