Association of male circumcision with risk of prostate cancer: a meta-analysis

@article{Pabalan2015AssociationOM,
  title={Association of male circumcision with risk of prostate cancer: a meta-analysis},
  author={N. Pabalan and E. Singian and H. Jarjanazi and A. Paganini-Hill},
  journal={Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Disease},
  year={2015},
  volume={18},
  pages={352-357}
}
Background:Although early reports have suggested an association between circumcision and prostate cancer (PCa) development, results of subsequent epidemiological studies have been conflicting. Here we examine published articles that explore this association.Methods:We searched MEDLINE through PubMed and Embase for articles reporting on the association between PCa and circumcision, and performed a meta-analysis of qualifying studies.Results:On the basis of seven reports of case–control studies… Expand
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