Exposure to DDT Increases the Risk of Testicular Cancer

exposure-to-ddt-increases-the-risk-of-testicular-cancer_article_mainMen exposed to the remnants of DDT, a once popular pesticide, have an increased risk of testicular cancer, according to a study published in Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The study shows that men who have high levels of DDT by-product, dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE), have a 1.7 times more chance of developing tumors in the germ cells of the testicles, when compared to those who have low levels.

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