Circumcised men have less prostate cancer

Men who are circumcised before their first sexual intercourse have a lower risk of both less aggressive and more aggressive forms of prostate cancer compared with uncircumcised men.

The authors, from the University of Washington, Seattle, United States, write that the data support both inflammation and infection in the prostate as prostate cancer etiologies, which has been suspected from previous findings.

They analyzed data from 2 population-based case-control studies involving 1,754 men with prostate cancer and 1,645 controls. Participants reported their...

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