Genetic fault almost doubles the risk of prostate cancer, study finds

Men who carry a faulty gene have almost double the risk of prostate cancer, researchers say.

The BRCA2 gene fault is usually associated with breast and ovarian cancer in women – with those who carry it having a 50% to 85% risk of developing breast cancer by age 70.

A large study has now found men with the faulty gene have a significantly higher risk of prostate cancer and their tumours tend to be more aggressive than people without the fault.

Researchers are now...
source: This is Lancashire

2019-09-17 02:26
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