Personal history of prostate cancer and increased risk of incident melanoma in the United States.

@article{Li2013PersonalHO,
  title={Personal history of prostate cancer and increased risk of incident melanoma in the United States.},
  author={Wen-qing Li and Abrar A. Qureshi and Jing Ma and Alisa M Goldstein and Edward L. Giovannucci and Meir Jonathan Stampfer and Jiali Han},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={31 35},
  pages={4394-9}
}
PURPOSE Steroid hormones, particularly androgens, play a major role in prostatic carcinogenesis. Personal history of severe acne, a surrogate for higher androgen activity, has been associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer (PCa), and one recent study indicated that severe teenage acne was a novel risk factor for melanoma. These findings suggest a possible relationship between PCa and risk of melanoma. We prospectively evaluated this association among US men. METHODS A total of 42… CONTINUE READING
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