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Genetic Screening Can Identify Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer, The Institute of Cancer Research Study



2/21/2014 6:49:24 AM

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Screening men with a family history of prostate cancer for a range of gene mutations can identify those who are at high risk of aggressive forms of the disease and in need of lifelong monitoring, a new study has shown. Scientists at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, found screening of men who had multiple relatives with prostate cancer was able to pick up 14 mutations in known cancer genes that predicted the development of the disease.

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