Alex and medical oncologist Mark Scholz, MD answer patients’ questions on testosterone and prostate cancer.
0:03 I had brachytherapy about seven months ago. Feeling better, but just got a testosterone blood test and it is pretty high at 1277. Is this a cause for concern?
1:19 Does testosterone grow prostate cancer?
1:54 Since exercise increase can testosterone, and prostate cancer feeds on testosterone, is it bad for prostate cancer to exercise?
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