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Prostate Cancer Prevention and Finasteride

Recent research findings have provided important information about the use of finasteride and prostate cancer risk.

In 2003, results from the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial (PCPT)—an NCI-funded randomized clinical trial with nearly 19,000 participants—showed that men aged 55 and older who used the drug finasteridedaily for 7 years had a substantially reduced risk of developing prostate cancer. 

Read the full article here: https://www.cancer.gov/news-events/cancer-currents-blog/2019/prostate-cancer-prevention-finasteride-parnes


source: National Cancer Institute