Hormone Replacement and Prostate Cancer

July 4, 2016

Did You Know, testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) has been controversial because of concerns it raises the risk of prostate cancer? A study of 1365 men aged 28 – 87 with symptomatic androgen deficiency receiving TRT were monitored for up to 20 years.  There were fourteen new cases of prostate cancer after 2966 man-years of treatment, which is 1 case per 212 years.  Researchers concluded the incidence of prostate cancer during long term treatment for TRT was equivalent to the general population.  More-over, TRT with regular monitoring may be safer for men than any other alternative. 


This is just another study added to a long list touting the safety and efficacy of TRT.

(Journal of Sexual Medicine, published online June 6, 2012)



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