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Is testosterone bad for the immune system or cancer causer?
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Dr. Mila McManus
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: No
Optimizing testosterone levels into old age is a good thing.
High normal testosterone levels correlate with lower risk incidence of prostate cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. Testosterone does not cause prostate cancer. But if someone has a prostate cancer that hasn't been diagnosed, then using testosterone can feed the cancer.

In brief: No
Optimizing testosterone levels into old age is a good thing.
High normal testosterone levels correlate with lower risk incidence of prostate cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. Testosterone does not cause prostate cancer. But if someone has a prostate cancer that hasn't been diagnosed, then using testosterone can feed the cancer.
Dr. Mila McManus
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Dr. John Overholt
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: The dose makes
The poison. Reasonable doses as prescribed by a physician are safe.
When used improperly, there may be an increased risk for prostate cancer in men. It should not affect the immune system.

In brief: The dose makes
The poison. Reasonable doses as prescribed by a physician are safe.
When used improperly, there may be an increased risk for prostate cancer in men. It should not affect the immune system.
Dr. John Overholt
Dr. John Overholt
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