Is there a good study which shows that those who practice family purity get cervical cancer far less? Not just comparing Orthodox women to other groups, but amongst Jews? And is conclusive.

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    "And is conclusive"? I think no scientific study claims to be 100% conclusive. Or do you want to specify a significance level? Anyway, welcome to Mi Yodeya. I hope you stick around and enjoy the site. Please consider registering your account, which will give you access to more of the site's features. – msh210 Nov 5 '12 at 18:28
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    If you are just looking for scientific studies consider asking on Skeptics if you don't get anything here. – Double AA Nov 5 '12 at 18:50
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    @DoubleAA, they insist on questions that seek proof/debunking of a notable claim. This question would have to include info indicating that the claim ChaimZalmon's asking about is, in fact, notable. (Just FYI, C.Z.) – msh210 Nov 5 '12 at 19:05
  • Try this search on PubMed ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/… – yitznewton Nov 5 '12 at 19:58
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it asks about medical research not about Judaism. – mevaqesh Aug 10 '16 at 7:57

This article from Dr J Menczer indicates that although there is a significantly lower incidence of cervical cancer amongst Jews it is not due to family purity laws, as even Jews who do not observe these laws have a lower incidence of cervical cancer.

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  • ...citing an earlier study by Stewart et al. to that effect, actually. +1, though. – msh210 Nov 5 '12 at 20:29

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