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Gene Mutation Linked to Hereditary Prostate Cancer

... Gene Mutation Linked to Hereditary Prostate Cancer. ... studied more than 200
genes in 94 ... old or younger or who had relatives with prostate cancer. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/gene-mutation-linked-to-hereditary-prostate-cancer

Do we know what causes prostate cancer?

... gene mutations that may account for some cases of hereditary prostate cancer.
None of these is a major cause, and more research on these genes ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-what-causes

Cancer Glossary

... hereditary prostate cancer genes Search. any of a number of ... these genes may
make prostate cancer more likely ... Research on these genes is still in ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=h

Family Cancer Syndromes

... these families coined the term Hereditary Breast and ... cancer, pancreatic cancer,
and prostate cancer can be ... mutations in the BRCA genes are more ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/geneticsandcancer/heredity-and-cancer

Breast cancer risk factors you cannot change

... BRCA1 and BRCA2: The most common cause of hereditary breast cancer
is an ... In normal cells, these genes help prevent cancer by making ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/moreinformation/breastcancerearlydetection/breast-cancer-early-detection-risk-factors-you-cannot-change

Risk factors for colorectal cancer

... Hereditary non-polyposis colon cancer (HNPCC): HNPCC, also ... Most of the
genes involved normally help ... therapy to treat prostate cancer may have ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-risk-factors-for-crc

Breast Cancer Genetics: Is Testing an Option?

... or BRCA2 is also referred to as Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer
Syndrome. ... mutations are also at higher risk for prostate and breast ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/post/2011/12/06/breast-cancer-genetics-is-testing-an-option.aspx

Family History and Genetics

... and his brother were found to have prostate cancer when they ... of these are
due to hereditary cancer syndromes ... This is a childhood cancer that starts ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/document/acsd-007315.pdf

Cancer Glossary

... The new genes could be delivered into ... See also genetic counseling, hereditary
cancer syndrome. ... grades used to classify prostate cancer based on ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=g

Cancer Glossary

... a gene or group of genes that occupy a ... See also hereditary non-polyposis
colon cancer ... example, since androgens stimulate prostate cancer to grow ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=a