Prediagnostic serum hormones and the risk of prostate cancer.

  title={Prediagnostic serum hormones and the risk of prostate cancer.},
  author={Abraham M. Y. Nomura and Lance K. Heilbrun and Grant N. Stemmermann and Howard L. Judd},
  journal={Cancer research},
  volume={48 12},
Serum samples were obtained from 6860 men during their study examination from 1971 to 1975. After a surveillance period of about 14 years, 98 incident cases of prostate cancer were identified. Their stored sera and that of 98 matched controls from the study population were tested for the following: testosterone, dihydrotestosterone, estrone, estradiol, and… CONTINUE READING