Tuesday, 2 April 2013

Early-onset baldness in African-American men may be linked to prostate cancer

Baldness was associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer among African-American men, and risk for advanced prostate cancer increased with younger age and type of baldness, according to data published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. Read more here.

Study mentioned: Zeigler-Johnson C, et al. Relationship of Early-Onset Baldness to Prostate Cancer in African-American Men. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2013 Mar 26. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23532004

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