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Strong study shows no link between vasectomy and prostate cancer

By: Charlie Schmidt, Editor, Harvard Medical School Annual Report on Prostate Disease In the 1980s, reports began to surface of a potential connection between vasectomies and prostate cancer. This worried men considering vasectomies for birth control, but it was also controversial. Some studies detected an association while others didnít. Harvard Prostate Knowledge last covered the topic in 2015, after the largest study to that point detected slightly higher risks of high-grade prostate cancer among…

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