Vasectomy vs. cancer

Podolsky, Doug; Baig, Edward C.
March 1993
U.S. News & World Report;3/1/93, Vol. 114 Issue 8, p71
Reports that two Harvard studies suggested that men who have their sperm-carrying tubes snipped face a risk of prostate cancer 60 percent higher than unvasectomized men do. The increased risk jumps to between 80 and 90 percent 20 years after the vasectomy. Study results; No plausible explanations for a vasectomy-cancer link; More.


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