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Is there evidence to suggest that clomiphene can increase risk of prostate or testicular cancer?
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
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In brief: No
Clomiphene is a hormone that works similarly to estrogen, and is used for infertility to induce ovulation, among other uses.
Prostate cancer, the most common cancer in males--reaching about 90% at age 90, is commonly treated with estrogen-type therapy. Testicular ca is rare and occurs in males 20-35 yrs old (guys check regularly). Am not aware of any good evidence of increased risk of any cancers.

In brief: No
Clomiphene is a hormone that works similarly to estrogen, and is used for infertility to induce ovulation, among other uses.
Prostate cancer, the most common cancer in males--reaching about 90% at age 90, is commonly treated with estrogen-type therapy. Testicular ca is rare and occurs in males 20-35 yrs old (guys check regularly). Am not aware of any good evidence of increased risk of any cancers.
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
In brief: Clomid (clomiphene)
Clomiphene is a fertility drug, and a very old one, that should not be taken by men, but also would afford no risk of either prostate or testicular cancer if used by partner or ingested by mistake, .

In brief: Clomid (clomiphene)
Clomiphene is a fertility drug, and a very old one, that should not be taken by men, but also would afford no risk of either prostate or testicular cancer if used by partner or ingested by mistake, .
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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