Sero-epidemiological association between human-papillomavirus infection and risk of prostate cancer.

@article{Dillner1998SeroepidemiologicalAB,
  title={Sero-epidemiological association between human-papillomavirus infection and risk of prostate cancer.},
  author={Joakim Dillner and Paul Knekt and J. Boman and Matti Lehtinen and V af Geijersstam and Martin Sapp and John Schiller and Jouni Maatela and Arpo R J Aromaa},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={1998},
  volume={75 4},
  pages={564-7}
}
Some epidemiological studies of prostate cancer have suggested the existence of a sexually transmitted risk factor, and some studies have reported the presence of human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA in prostate-cancer tissue. To perform a sero-epidemiological evaluation of whether HPV infection is associated with increased risk for prostate cancer, we performed a nested case-control study within a serum bank containing samples from 20,243 healthy Finnish men. We identified 165 cases of prostate… CONTINUE READING

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