Circumcision Can Prevent Prostate Cancer If Performed After The Age Of 35

The Huffington Post:

There’s good news and bad news, chaps.

The good news is that researchers at the University of Montreal and the INRS-Institut-Armand-Frappier have shown that circumcision can hep prevent prostate cancer. The bad news is that is mainly counts after the age of 35.

They found men circumcised after the age of 35 were 45% less at risk of later developing prostate cancer than uncircumcised men.

This is one of the findings that resulted from a study undertaken by Andrea Spence and her research directors Marie-Élise Parent and Marie-Claude Rousseau.

The researchers interviewed 2114 men living on the Island of Montreal. Half of them had been diagnosed with prostate cancer between 2005 and 2009, while the others participated in the study as the control group.

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