Birth weight, adult height, and testicular cancer: cohort study of 337,249 Swedish young men

  title={Birth weight, adult height, and testicular cancer: cohort study of 337,249 Swedish young men},
  author={Finn N. Rasmussen and D Gunnell and Anders Ekbom and Johan Hallqvist and Per Tynelius},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
Objective: A positive association has been reported between adult height and the incidence of testicular cancer. No previous study has explored whether this relationship is due to the influence of fetal growth on adult height. Methods: This research question was studied in a Swedish national cohort comprising 337,249 males born 1973–1980 and followed-up for a mean of 4.8 years after army medical conscription examination. Cases of testicular cancer were ascertained from the Swedish National… CONTINUE READING

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