Risk Factors for Penile Cancer: Results of a Population-based Case–Control study in Los Angeles County (United States)

@article{Tseng2001RiskFF,
  title={Risk Factors for Penile Cancer: Results of a Population-based Case–Control study in Los Angeles County (United States)},
  author={Hung-Fu Tseng and Hal Morgenstern and Thomas M. Mack and Ruth K. Peters},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2001},
  volume={12},
  pages={267-277}
}
The etiology of penile cancer is poorly understood, with neonatal circumcision being one of the few recognized nondemographic risk factors. Multiple logistic regression was used to analyze interview data from 100 matched case–control pairs; cases of carcinoma in situ (CIS) and invasive carcinoma of the penis were analyzed separately as well as together. Phimosis was strongly associated with invasive carcinoma (adjusted odds ratio [OR] = 16; 95% confidence interval [CI] = 4.5–57) but not CIS (OR… CONTINUE READING