Men Who Had Testicular Cancer Are More Likely To Develop Less Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Men Who Had Testicular Cancer Are More Likely To Develop Less Aggressive Prostate Cancer
A recent study revealed that men who suffered from testicular cancer are more likely to develop prostate cancer, however, the overall risk of being diagnosed with an aggressive form of the disease is low. A case-control study of almost 180,000 men indicated that the incidence of prostate cancer is significantly higher among men with a previous history of testicular cancer (12.6 percent)

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Isaura Santos graduated with a BS in Cell and Molecular Biology from Universidade Nova de Lisboa and a MA in Communication, Culture and Information Technologies from University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL). Her professional interests include science communication, public awareness of science and communication of science through entertainment.

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