Male pattern baldness and prostate cancer risk in a population-based case-control study.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Cancer epidemiology, Volume 34, Issue 2, p.131-5 (2010)

Keywords:

2010, Adult, Aged, Alopecia, Case-Control Studies, Center-Authored Paper, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Population Groups, Prostatic Neoplasms, Public Health Sciences Division, RISK, Washington

Abstract:

Male pattern baldness (MPB) and prostate cancer (PCa) share commonality as prevalent, heritable and androgen-related conditions. Studies exploring the relationship between the two conditions have been inconclusive. Using a population-based, case-control study of PCa, we explore the relationship between early-onset MPB and PCa risk.