Vasectomy proved safe for men
New large study finds no link between vasectomy and prostate cancer: the sterilization of men was more secure than previously thought.
Epidemiologists of the American cancer society reviewed the medical records 363,726 men, was in a large cancer study from 1982 to 2012. For 30 years, 7451 of them died from prostate cancer. The experts also studied a subgroup of 66,542 men, 9122 of whom had a diagnosis of prostate cancer from 1992 to 2011. The results were published in the journal of Clinical Oncology.
Researchers found no difference in the incidence of prostate cancer among men with vasectomy without her. There was no difference in indicators of aggressiveness of cancer, the rate of growth of tumors or mortality.
Researchers found no difference in the incidence of prostate cancer among men with vasectomy without her.
Previous large-scale study by researchers at Harvard University, which in 2014, pointed to the connection between vasectomy and most deadly forms of prostate cancer, изучило800 deaths, but in the new study, more than 7,400 them.
A vasectomy is an effective and inexpensive long-term birth control method. Our study provides some confidence that a vasectomy is unlikely to significantly increase the risk of developing prostate cancer. If I was going to get a vasectomy, I wouldn’t worry about cancer, said lead author Eric J. Jacobs, an epidemiologist with the American cancer society. To reduce the risk of prostate cancer, you need to maintain a healthy weight and to quit Smoking. Smoking and obesity are related to risk of developing lethal tumors.