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Sexually active men threatened by cancer

September 26 2006
10:52

Men who have had an infection with gonorrhea, increases the risk of prostate cancer, the researchers from the University of Michigan.

Over 800 people were investigated during the research. The findings confirmed suspicions that sexually transmitted diseases contribute to the development of prostate cancer. Causing infections, chronic inflammation of the prostate gland over time can lead to tumors.

Who participated in the study and had undergone infection with gonorrhea in men aged 40 to 79 years to 78% more likely to have prostate cancer than those men, who never it is not infected.

It was also found that most sexually active men, whose lives were 25 partners and more, about three times increased risk of developing cancer of the male gland than those who were less than 5 partners. Significant role in the development of this form of cancer are "sexually transmitted factors, scientists suggest. Tells ROL


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