High Prostate Cancer Risk Linked to Inherited Mutations in DNA-repair Genes

High Prostate Cancer Risk Linked to Inherited Mutations in DNA-repair Genes
Mutations in DNA-repair genes, including the breast cancer genes BRCA1 and BRCA2, are involved in an inherited high risk of prostate cancer and, potentially, the risk of an aggressive cancer, according to researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington. The study, “Inherited DNA-Repair Gene Mutations in Men with Metastatic Prostate Cancer,” published in The

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