High testosterone linked to prostate cancer risk

By Ben Harder, 15:53 PM April 15, 2008

Men with naturally high concentrations of testosterone in their blood face an elevated risk of prostate cancer, according to data collected since 1961. If testosterone concentrations that have been artificially elevated carry the same danger, then men who use hormone supplements to combat age-related problems could be in for trouble, says a group of Baltimore researchers.

J. Kellogg Parsons of Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore and his colleagues used nearly 40 years of test resu...

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