Testicular cancer and age at puberty

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6959.955 (Published 08 October 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:955
  1. T J Wilkinson,
  2. B M Colls
  1. Department of Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, Princess Margaret Hospital, Private Bag 4727, Christchurch, New Zealand.

    EDITOR, - The paper by the United Kingdom Testicular Cancer Study Group confirmed that undescended testis is a risk factor for germ cell testicular cancer and showed an increased risk with earlier puberty in white men in Britain.1 The postulated model to explain this was based on an increased exposure to pituitary …

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