Risk Factors for Cancer of the Testis

The New England journal of medicine, 1980

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“We performed a “pilot” case–control study of risk factors for cancer of the testis because of our interest in whether genital-tract cancer is related to in utero exposure to diethylstilbestrol (DES) in the male as it is in the female.

The patients consisted of the 28 white men who were admitted for the first time to the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) for treatment of a histologically confirmed germ-cell cancer of the testis during the period 1968 through 1978, who were living in Massachusetts at the time of admission, and who were born in the period 1948 through”…


  • Risk factors for cancer of the testis, The New England journal of medicine, DOI: 10.1056/NEJM198007103030218, 1980.
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