Despite many studies on the subject, there is currently no definitive proof that frequency of sexual activity reduces risk of prostate cancer. Studies have shown a slight reduction in risk, but not enough to be significant or conclusive. Sexual frequency certainly doesn't have the same impact on prostate cancer risk factors as age or genetic history, for example.
- Q What causes prostate cancer?
- Q What percentage of prostate cancer is hereditary?
- Q How can age affect my risk of getting prostate cancer?
- Q What is the link between prostate cancer and sexual activity?
- Q What increases my risk for prostate cancer?
- Q Can a family history of other cancers increase my risk for prostate cancer?