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  • Can early baldness signal elevated prostate cancer risk?

    According to a study was published in the Oxford Journals Annals of Oncology, men who experienced androgenic alopecia, or male pattern baldness, by the age of 20 were at an increased risk for prostate cancer later in their lives. The male hormone, androgen, might play an important role in developing both prostate cancer and male pattern baldness, or adrogenic alopecia.

  • Could Hair Loss at 20 Signal Higher Prostate Cancer Risk?

    TUESDAY, Feb. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Men with prostate cancer may be twice as likely to have started showing signs of male pattern baldness at the age of 20 than those without prostate cancer, a new French study suggests.

  • Drug may slow growth of early prostate cancer

    A new study suggests a way to help men with early, low-risk prostate cancer avoid being overtreated for a disease that in most cases will never threaten their lives. It found that a drug can slow the growth of these tumors in men who opt to be monitored instead of having treatment right away.

  • Early baldness doubles risk of prostate cancer: study

    Men who start to lose their hair by age 20 -- a syndrome known as pattern baldness -- are twice as likely to develop prostate cancer later in life, according to a new study.

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