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 is the role of PTEN in prostate cancer?
- Q Does prostate cancer run in families?
- Q Does having heart disease increase my risk for prostate cancer?
- Q Can vasectomy increase the risk of prostate cancer?
- Q How are hormones related to the development of prostate cancer?
- Q How do other illnesses affect prostate cancer?