Objective.-To examine prospectively the relationship between vasectomy and prostate cancer.
Setting.-Health professionals (dentists, veterinarians, osteopaths, optometrists, pharmacists, and podiatrists) in the United States.
Participants.-There were 10 055 male members of the Health Professionals Follow-up Study, aged 40 to 75 years, who had had a vasectomy, and 37800 members who had not had a vasectomy at the time of study entry in 1986.
These participants had provided detailed information on various life-style variables including diet.
Main Outcome Measure.-Diagnosis of prostate cancer.
Mots-clés Pascal : Epithélioma glandulaire, Tumeur maligne, Appareil génital mâle pathologie, Homme, Facteur risque, Epidémiologie, Prostate, Mâle, Chirurgie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Vasectomie, Contrôle naissance, Etude cohorte, Analyse corrélation
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Adenocarcinoma, Malignant tumor, Male genital diseases, Human, Risk factor, Epidemiology, Prostate, Male, Surgery, United States, North America, America, Vasectomy, Birth control, Cohort study, Correlation analysis
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0345203
Code Inist : 002B14E02. Création : 199406.