Prostate cancer and prostate cancer-specific survival of men from breast cancer-prone families

An Australian research team has used data from 148 men from 1,423 families identified through the Kathleen Cunningham Consortium for Research into Familial Breast Cancer (kConFab) to assess the risks associated with prostate cancer in males from breast cancer-prone families, and most particularly from those families in which the BRCA2 gene mutation is prevalent. … READ MORE …

Familial risk for prostate cancer: genetics vs. disease-seeking activity

A study published yesterday in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute raises interesting questions about prostate cancer risk and family history of the disease. … READ MORE …