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Infertile Men More Likely to Develop Testicular Cancer

by Medindia Content Team on  February 8, 2008 at 3:41 PM Menīs Health News   - G J E 4
Infertile Men More Likely to Develop Testicular Cancer
Men with a history of infertility are at an increased risk of developing testicular cancer, says a new study.

The researchers analyzed the medical records of male partners among 51,000 couples and identified men of infertile couples not necessarily men with male factor infertility.
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The findings revealed that men from infertile couples were 60 per cent more likely to develop cancer than other men. This risk was relatively constant across all age strata.

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The authors concluded that men with a history of infertility have a markedly increased risk of subsequently developing testicular cancer.

The study was presented at 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.

Source: ANI
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