Review the hypothalamus, pituitary, and ovarian axis, and explain the pathophysiology of PCOS. Explain the role of hormones in the development of this disorder. How does PCOS contribute to infertility?
Explain the role of genetics and oncogenes in the development of reproductive cancers. In addition, examine if genetically linked reproductive cancers are only seen in women or are they also in men?
Jones, a 60-year-old male, was seen for his yearly physical. Upon review of his lab results, a high PSA level was seen. Having heard about the PSA test and correlation to prostate cancer, he is worried about a diagnosis of cancer. What would you tell Mr. Jones in your discussion about the lab results?