Sexually transmitted infections and prostate cancer among men in the U.S. military.

  title={Sexually transmitted infections and prostate cancer among men in the U.S. military.},
  author={Leslie K. Dennis and Julie A Coughlin and Brittany C McKinnon and Timothy Steven Wells and Charlotte A. Gaydos and Eva Ham{\vs}{\'i}kov{\'a} and Gregory C Gray},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  volume={18 10},
Studies of self-reported sexually transmitted infections (STI) suggesting an association with prostate cancer may reflect underreporting of such infections among nondiseased subjects. To reduce such bias, we studied archived sera in a cohort of U.S. military personnel known to have high rates of both STIs and prostate cancer. Using a nested case-control design, serum samples from 534 men who served on active duty between September 1, 1993 and September 1, 2003 were examined. Controls were… CONTINUE READING
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