Gonorrhoea and male bladder cancer in a prospective study

D. S. Michaud, E. A. Platz, E. Giovannucci

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In a prospective cohort study, a close to two-fold elevated risk of bladder cancer was found among men reporting a history of gonorrhoea (relative risk = 1.92, 95% CI = 1.10-3.33). Our finding warrants further examination of the role of gonorrhoea in bladder carcinogenesis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)169-171
Number of pages3
JournalBritish journal of cancer
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 15 2007


  • Bladder cancer
  • Cohort study
  • Gonorrhoea
  • Infection
  • Inflammation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research


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