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A 45-year-old male asked:

What is the final verdict on trt and prostate cancer risks? everything i read says there is no link but doctors i've seen disagree

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Dr. Richard David
Urology 38 years experience
No relationship: The classic belief was that TRT affected Prostate Ca but this was based on 1 patient published in a report in the 1950s. Recent studies have repeatedly shown no association with prostate cancer. Hypogonadal men (lowT) may have a higher risk for prostate cancer. There are a number of studies showing men with untreated prostate cancer given TRT with no change in their cancers.
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