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Old April 13th, 2012
DerekV12345 DerekV12345 is offline
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Default 2012-03-12 - Circumcision Hype?

Circumcsion Hype?
- Gerald Chodak, M.D.

Hello. I'm Dr. Gerald Chodak, for Medscape. The latest headline appearing on the wire services reports an association between circumcision and the risk for developing or not developing prostate cancer in the future. This is based on a study published in Cancer, in which Wright and colleagues[1] looked at 2 case/control populations of about 1700 men.

Each of the 2 studies reported on whether or not the study cohort had been circumcised, their ages at first intercourse, and whether they had sexually transmitted diseases. The results showed about a 15% lower incidence of prostate cancer in the men who had undergone circumcision before beginning sexual activity.

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