What Prostate Cancer Genetics Could Mean for Your Family

Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers which affect men. It tends to affect older men but younger males are not completely free from it. There are several factors that may be the cause of the development of prostate cancer, family history and genetics being two examples.

Want to know more about prostate cancer risk factors? Here’s a list of 5 of them.

In this video, shared by Prostate Cancer Foundation, listen to Dr. Jonathan W. Simons, President and CEO of the Prostate Cancer Foundation, talk about how genetics and family history can be of major importance when it comes to cancer. Not only for men, but also for women, as recent studies have shown. Watch the video to learn more about how cancer genes can be passed along family members and who is more at risk.

Find out more about prostate cancer treatment and what you need to know about it, here.

Prostate Cancer News Today is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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Marta graduated from Universidade Fernando Pessoa in Porto with a degree in Communication Sciences and a Masters degree in New Communication Technologies. She has experience in social media, worked with several media channels, and has also worked as a freelance photographer and a graphic artist for almost 10 years.

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