High normal calcium level linked to higher risk of fatal prostate cancer
Posted Sep 22 2008 10:06am
A recent report revealed that men in the upper tertile of the normal distribution of serum calcium have an approximately 3-fold increased risk of fatal prostate cancer later in life.
The stimulus for this research came from recent work on the pathophysiology of metastatic prostate cancer (Schwartz GG. Prostate cancer, serum Parathyroid Hormone and the progression [...]