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Turning conventional wisdom upside-down†
Low Serum testosterone and high-risk prostate cancer
Article first published online: 1 MAR 2011
Copyright © 2011 American Cancer Society
Volume 117, Issue 17, pages 3885–3888, 1 September 2011
How to Cite
Morgentaler, A. (2011), Turning conventional wisdom upside-down. Cancer, 117: 3885–3888. doi: 10.1002/cncr.25975
See related article pp. 3953-62, this issue.
- Issue published online: 19 AUG 2011
- Article first published online: 1 MAR 2011
- Manuscript Accepted: 18 JAN 2011
- Manuscript Received: 7 JAN 2011
A revolution in traditional oncological concepts has shifted our gaze from high serum testosterone to low testosterone as a potential predictor of high-risk prostate cancer. The results of a study by Salonia et al add to a growing literature indicating that preoperative low serum T increases the likelihood of high-risk prostate cancer.