Men with Both Prostate and Other Cancers May Be Slipping Through Genetic Screening Crack, Study Finds

Men with Both Prostate and Other Cancers May Be Slipping Through Genetic Screening Crack, Study Finds
Men with both prostate and other cancers may be falling through a genetic screening crack that could have flagged the additional cancers, a study reports. Most prostate cancer patients with mutations that predispose them to cancer do not meet guidelines for family-history genetic screening, researchers said. The study, “Germline genetic variants in men with prostate cancer and one or more additional cancers,” was published in the journal Cancer. "We commonly use a combination of a patient's personal and family cancer histories to identify those individuals w
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