Problem

Coitus as a cancer risk

Nature:
Some cancer specialists blame permissiveness, promiscuity, and the 'copulation explosion' for the higher incidence of cervical cancer.
Incidence:
A study of cases at a British hospital in 1983 found that the number of women under the age of 35 with the disease had increased from 6 in 1972 to 83 in 1983.
Related Problems:
Sexually transmitted diseases
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
11.11.1999 – 00:00 CET