Vasectomy reversal and prostate cancer risk: A multi-centre collaborative demonstration project of the Intentional Population Data Linkage Network

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James Boyd Sean Randall Emma Fuller
Published online: Nov 12, 2018

This first collaborative demonstration project of the International Population Data Linkage Network (IPDLN) has recently been completed. This project collated data from five data linkage centres across Australia, the United Kingdom and Canada to investigate the effect of vasectomy reversal on prostate cancer risk in vasectomized men. We discuss the study and the challenges of organising and analysing multi-centre linked data studies.

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