A 34-year-old male asked:
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ive read vasectomy is linked to fatal prostate cancer. is this true? i had a vasectomy on march 2012? is there anything i can do to prevent this?

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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Vasectomy and CA: A few studies 20 yrs ago suggested a link. Experts reviewed the data and concluded a link between vasectomy and prostate CA was not supported by data. A new review this yr determined that low grade prostate CA was not linked to vasectomy. The data showed a slightly increased incidence of serious CA: 19 in 1,000 cases, compared with 16 in 1,000, over the 24-year period studied. Yes - there is....
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