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Breast Cancer Gene Increases Prostate Cancer Risk Four-Fold, The Institute of Cancer Research Study


4/23/2012 7:58:37 AM

A FAULTY gene that increases the chances of breast cancer in women has been found to raise the risk of prostate cancer in men four-fold. Men with a strong family history of either cancer in their family could be offered genetic tests to discover if they are carrying a faulty BRCA1 gene so their health can be monitored from an early age.

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