Age, hair loss, and risk for prostate cancer diagnosis

An excellent commentary on the NHS Choices web site addresses an article by an Australian research team showing that men who show signs of baldness by age 40 are at heightened risk for a diagnosis of prostate cancer, but that this is not the case at older ages. The risk of having prostate cancer at > 76 years old was about 15 percent in this study, regardless of hair loss at 40. … READ MORE …