Familial Prostate Cancer

Common Name(s)

Familial Prostate Cancer

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FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered

FORCE is a national nonprofit dedicated to fighting hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. With 50 outreach groups throughout the U.S., and international affiliates, FORCE programs provide support, education, advocacy, awareness and research specific to hereditary cancers. Our programs serve anyone with a BRCA mutation or a family history of cancer. FORCE was founded on the principle that no one should have to face hereditary breast and ovarian cancer alone.

Last Updated: 5 May 2014

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Familial Prostate Cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered

FORCE is a national nonprofit dedicated to fighting hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. With 50 outreach groups throughout the U.S., and international affiliates, FORCE programs provide support, education, advocacy, awareness and research specific to hereditary cancers. Our programs serve anyone with a BRCA mutation or a family history of cancer. FORCE was founded on the principle that no one should have to face hereditary breast and ovarian cancer alone.

http://www.facingourrisk.org

Last Updated: 5 May 2014

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Familial Prostate Cancer" returned 38 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Frequent germline deleterious mutations in DNA repair genes in familial prostate cancer cases are associated with advanced disease.
 

Author(s): D Leongamornlert, E Saunders, T Dadaev, M Tymrakiewicz, C Goh, S Jugurnauth-Little, I Kozarewa, K Fenwick, I Assiotis, D Barrowdale, K Govindasami, M Guy, E Sawyer, R Wilkinson, , A C Antoniou, R Eeles, Z Kote-Jarai

Journal: Br. J. Cancer. 2014 Mar;110(6):1663-72.

 

Prostate cancer (PrCa) is one of the most common diseases to affect men worldwide and among the leading causes of cancer-related death. The purpose of this study was to use second-generation sequencing technology to assess the frequency of deleterious mutations in 22 tumour suppressor ...

Last Updated: 19 Mar 2014

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Familial prostate cancer: the damage done and lessons learnt.
 

Author(s): Nassim Taherian, Nancy Hamel, Louis R B├ęgin, Tarek A Bismar, David E Goldgar, Bing-Jian Feng, William D Foulkes

Journal: Nat Rev Urol. 2013 Feb;10(2):116-22.

 

A 51-year-old French Canadian man presented to his family physician owing to an extensive family history of prostate cancer in five brothers, his father and two paternal uncles. His serum PSA level was 4.9 ng/ml and a six-core biopsy revealed the presence of a prostate adenocarcinoma ...

Last Updated: 11 Feb 2013

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Confirmation of the HOXB13 G84E germline mutation in familial prostate cancer.
 

Author(s): Joan P Breyer, T Grant Avritt, Kate M McReynolds, William D Dupont, Jeffrey R Smith

Journal: Cancer Epidemiol. Biomarkers Prev.. 2012 Aug;21(8):1348-53.

 

A recent study of familial and early onset prostate cancer reported a recurrent rare germline mutation of HOXB13 among men of European descent. The gene resides within the 17q21 hereditary prostate cancer linkage interval.

Last Updated: 9 Aug 2012

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The terms "Familial Prostate Cancer" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Familial prostate cancer.
 

Author(s): J L Stanford, E A Ostrander

Journal: Epidemiol Rev. 2001 ;23(1):19-23.

 

Last Updated: 8 Oct 2001

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Epidemiologic and Genetic Study on Familial Prostate Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Prostate Cancer

 

Last Updated: 15 Oct 2010

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Ascertainment of Peripheral Blood or Saliva Samples for Genetic Epidemiology Studies of Familial Cancers
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Breast Neoplasms; Ovarian Neoplasms; Colonic Neoplasms; Prostatic Neoplasms; Uterine Cervical Neoplasms; Leukemia; Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin

 

Last Updated: 31 Jul 2014

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Family History in Prostate Cancer Patients in Taiwan
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Prostate Cancer

 

Last Updated: 9 Sep 2005

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