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 Who is at risk for prostate cancer?
- Q What role do androgens play in prostate cancer?
- Q What percentage of prostate cancer is hereditary?
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- Q Why does the risk for prostate cancer increase with age?