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    Prostrate Cancer and Intercourse
    An_239541 posted:
    Can women get cancer from intercourse with a man who has Prostrate Cancer?
    BobKy responded:
    Good question,but the answer is no.
    az4peaks2 responded:
    Hi, - Prostate Cancer is NOT a communicable disease, so the answer is NO. - (aka) az4peaks
    Raynman40409 responded:
    Good question, many do fear it is communicable, and the answer is definitely not. Cancer occurs at the cellular level from chemical and/or metabolic changes and influences, not from a virus or bacterium, as would be the case in STD's. Even unprotected sex between monogamous partners is safe where PCa is concerned.

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