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Gonorrhoea and male bladder cancer in a prospective study

Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA.
British Journal of Cancer (Impact Factor: 4.82). 02/2007; 96(1):169-71. DOI: 10.1038/sj.bjc.6603510
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ABSTRACT In a prospective cohort study, a close to two-fold elevated risk of bladder cancer was found among men reporting a history of gonorrhoea (relative risk=1.92, 95% CI=1.10-3.33). Our finding warrants further examination of the role of gonorrhoea in bladder carcinogenesis.

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