SHBG levels are associated with bone loss and vertebral fractures in patients with prostate cancer

Osteoporosis International, 05/25/2012

In prostate cancer patients, serum sex hormone–binding globulin (SHBG) levels were inversely related to bone mass and vertebral fractures. Determination of the serum SHBG level may constitute a useful and straightforward marker for predicting the severity of osteoporosis in these patients.

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