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

Familial clustering of breast and prostate cancer and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer in the Women's Health Initiative Study.
 

Author(s): Jennifer L Beebe-Dimmer, Cecilia Yee, Michele L Cote, Nancie Petrucelli, Nynikka Palmer, Cathryn Bock, Dorothy Lane, Ilir Agalliu, Marcia L Stefanick, Michael S Simon

Journal: Cancer. 2015 Apr;121(8):1265-72.

 

Evidence suggests that the risk of breast and prostate cancer is increased among those with a family history of the same disease and particularly among first-degree relatives. However, less is known about the relationship between breast and prostate cancer within families and particularly ...

Last Updated: 9 Apr 2015

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Latino men and familial risk communication about prostate cancer.
 

Author(s): Elisabeth M Hicks, Mark S Litwin, Sally L Maliski

Journal: Oncol Nurs Forum. 2014 Sep;41(5):509-16.

 

To investigate how familial communication about prostate cancer (PCa) risk and screening affects sons of men with PCa.

Last Updated: 27 Aug 2014

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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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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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