Effect of endogenous and exogenous hormones on testicular cancer: the epidemiological evidence.

@article{Giannandrea2013EffectOE,
  title={Effect of endogenous and exogenous hormones on testicular cancer: the epidemiological evidence.},
  author={Fabrizio Giannandrea and Donatella Paoli and I Figa-talamanca and Francesco Paolo Lombardo and Andrea Lenzi and Loredana Gandini},
  journal={The International journal of developmental biology},
  year={2013},
  volume={57 2-4},
  pages={
          255-63
        }
}
Testicular cancer is the most common type of malignancy in men aged 15-40 years. Although its incidence has increased over the past 40 years in most countries, the reasons for this rise are unclear. It has been suggested that a relative excess of endogenous estrogens during prenatal life and/or later exposures to various occupational and environmental estrogenic chemicals such as organochlorine compounds may play a causal role in the etiology of testicular cancer, but the issue is still open to… CONTINUE READING

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