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Vasectomy and prostate cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)

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Purpose Vasectomy is a commonly used form of male sterilization, and some studies have suggested that it may be associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer, including more aggressive forms of the disease. We investigated the prospective association of vasectomy with prostate cancer in a large European cohort, with a focus on high-grade and advanced-stage tumors, and death due to prostate cancer. Patients and Methods A total of 84,753 men from the European Prospective Investigation in...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1200/JCO.2016.70.0062

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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health
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Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
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American Society of Clinical Oncology Publisher's website
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Journal of Clinical Oncology Journal website
Volume:
35
Issue:
12
Pages:
1297-1303
Publication date:
2017-03-06
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1527-7755
ISSN:
0732-183X
Pubs id:
pubs:687984
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uri:66c5b25a-3afc-41a9-88f6-f59f125d1430
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uuid:66c5b25a-3afc-41a9-88f6-f59f125d1430
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pubs:687984
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12

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