Sexually transmissible infections and prostate cancer risk.

  title={Sexually transmissible infections and prostate cancer risk.},
  author={Wen-Yi Huang and Richard Hayes and Ruth Pfeiffer and Raphael P. Viscidi and Francis Kwokshun Lee and Yun Fu Wang and Douglas Reding and Denise Whitby and John R. Papp and Charles S. Rabkin},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  volume={17 9},
BACKGROUND Sexually transmissible infections (STI) have been variably associated with increased risks of prostate cancer, largely in case-control studies. METHODS In the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial, we examined risk of prostate cancer in relation to serum antibodies to Chlamydia trachomatis, human papillomavirus-16 and -18, herpes simplex virus-2, cytomegalovirus, and human herpesvirus-8 in 868 cases (765 Whites and 103 Blacks) and 1,283 controls matched by… CONTINUE READING