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 41 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Assessing interactions of two loci (rs4242382 and rs10486567) in familial prostate cancer: statistical evaluation of epistasis.
 

Author(s): Li-Sheng Chen, Jean Ching-Yuan Fann, Sherry Yueh-Hsia Chiu, Amy Ming-Fang Yen, Tiina Wahlfors, Teuvo L Tammela, Hsiu-Hsi Chen, Anssi Auvinen, Johanna Schleutker

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Understanding the impact of multiple genetic variants and their interactions on the disease penetrance of familial multiple prostate cancer is very relevant to the overall understanding of carcinogenesis. We assessed the joint effect of two loci on rs4242382 at 8q24 and rs10486567 ...

Last Updated: 3 Mar 2014

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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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Association analysis of 9,560 prostate cancer cases from the International Consortium of Prostate Cancer Genetics confirms the role of reported prostate cancer associated SNPs for familial disease.
 

Author(s): Craig C Teerlink, Stephen N Thibodeau, Shannon K McDonnell, Daniel J Schaid, Antje Rinckleb, Christiane Maier, Walther Vogel, Geraldine Cancel-Tassin, Christophe Egrot, Olivier Cussenot, William D Foulkes, Graham G Giles, John L Hopper, Gianluca Severi, Ros Eeles, Douglas Easton, Zsofia Kote-Jarai, Michelle Guy, Kathleen A Cooney, Anna M Ray, Kimberly A Zuhlke, Ethan M Lange, Liesel M Fitzgerald, Janet L Stanford, Elaine A Ostrander, Kathleen E Wiley, Sarah D Isaacs, Patrick C Walsh, William B Isaacs, Tiina Wahlfors, Teuvo Tammela, Johanna Schleutker, Fredrik Wiklund, Henrik Grönberg, Monica Emanuelsson, John Carpten, Joan Bailey-Wilson, Alice S Whittemore, Ingrid Oakley-Girvan, Chih-Lin Hsieh, William J Catalona, S Lilly Zheng, Guangfu Jin, Lingyi Lu, Jianfeng Xu, , Nicola J Camp, Lisa A Cannon-Albright

Journal: Hum. Genet.. 2014 Mar;133(3):347-56.

 

Previous GWAS studies have reported significant associations between various common SNPs and prostate cancer risk using cases unselected for family history. How these variants influence risk in familial prostate cancer is not well studied. Here, we analyzed 25 previously reported ...

Last Updated: 12 Feb 2014

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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: 11 Feb 2015

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Cancer Research Repository for Individuals With Cancer Diagnosis and High Risk Individuals.
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pancreatic Cancer; Thyroid Cancer; Lung Cancer; Esophageal Cancer; Thymus Cancer; Colon Cancer; Rectal Cancer; GIST; Anal Cancer; Bile Duct Cancer; Duodenal Cancer; Gallbladder Cancer; Gastric Cancer; Liver Cancer; Small Intestine Cancer; Peritoneal Surface Malignancies; Familial Adenomatous Polyposis; Lynch Syndrome; Bladder Cancer; Kidney Cancer; Penile Cancer; Prostate Cancer; Testicular Cancer; Ureter Cancer; Urethral Cancer; Hypopharyngeal Cancer; Laryngeal Cancer; Lip Cancer; Oral Cavity Cancer; Nasopharyngeal Cancer; Oropharyngeal Cancer; Paranasal Sinus Cancer; Nasal Cavity Cancer; Salivary Gland Cancer; Skin Cancer; CNS Tumor; CNS Cancer; Mesothelioma

 

Last Updated: 12 Dec 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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