The epidemiology of testicular cancer in upstate New York.

  title={The epidemiology of testicular cancer in upstate New York.},
  author={Brenda P. Haughey and Saxon Graham and John R. Brasure and Maria A. Zielezny and Gerald Sufrin and Wes Burnett},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  volume={130 1},
In a study of 250 cases of cancer of the testis and of neighborhood- and age-matched controls in upstate New York in 1977-1980, the authors found that risk was enhanced by possession of a number of traits associated with exposure of the testis to heat; occupational exposures to fertilizers, phenols, and fumes or smoke; and trauma to the testis. Risk was also increased for characteristics related to congenital and developmental aberrancies and testis-related abnormalities, e.g., low sperm count… CONTINUE READING