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Early balding strongly associated with risk of prostate cancer in African-American men
Early balding strongly associated with risk of prostate cancer in African-American men

(March 26, 2013 - Insidermedicine) From Philadelphia - Early balding may raise risk of prostate cancer in African-American men, according to a report published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. Researchers compared over 300 prostate cancer patients to nearly 300 controls. All of the participants were African-American and were followed between 1998 and 2010. Results showed that any baldness in the men raised risk of prostate cancer by 69%. Men who had frontal baldness were at 2x increased risk of advanced prostate cancer.

 
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