publication . Other literature type . Article . 2007

Age at Surgery for Undescended Testis and Risk of Testicular Cancer

Magnus Kaijser; lorenzo richiardi;
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  • Published: 03 May 2007
  • Publisher: Massachusetts Medical Society
  • Country: Italy
Abstract
We identified men who underwent orchiopexy for undescended testis in Sweden between 1964 and 1999. Cohort subjects were identified in the Swedish Hospital Discharge Register and followed for the occurrence of testicular cancer through the Swedish Cancer Registry. Vital statistics and data on migration status were taken from the Register of Population and Population Changes for the years 1965 through 2000. We estimated the relative risk of testicular cancer using Poisson regression of standardized incidence ratios, comparing the risk in the cohort with that in the general population. We also analyzed the data by means of Cox regression, using internal comparison ...
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