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

Systematic evaluation of underlying defects in DNA repair as an approach to case-only assessment of familial prostate cancer.
 

Author(s): Emmanuelle Nicolas, Sanjeevani Arora, Yan Zhou, Ilya G Serebriiskii, Mark D Andrake, Elizabeth D Handorf, Dale L Bodian, Joseph G Vockley, Roland L Dunbrack, Eric A Ross, Brian L Egleston, Michael J Hall, Erica A Golemis, Veda N Giri, Mary B Daly

Journal: Oncotarget. 2015 Nov;6(37):39614-33.

 

Risk assessment for prostate cancer is challenging due to its genetic heterogeneity. In this study, our goal was to develop an operational framework to select and evaluate gene variants that may contribute to familial prostate cancer risk. Drawing on orthogonal sources, we developed ...

Last Updated: 3 Dec 2015

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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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The terms "Familial Prostate Cancer" returned 4 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Site-specific familial aggregation of prostate cancer.
 

Author(s): Bas A J Verhage, Katja K H Aben, J Alfred Witjes, Huub Straatman, Jack A Schalken, Lambertus A L M Kiemeney

Journal: Int. J. Cancer. 2004 Apr;109(4):611-7.

 

Over the last decade, epidemiologic evidence has accumulated in favor of a significant but heterogeneous hereditary component in prostate cancer (PC) susceptibility. In order to map and clone PC susceptibility genes, stratification of PC families into genetically homogeneous groups ...

Last Updated: 1 Mar 2004

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A systematic review and meta-analysis of familial prostate cancer risk.
 

Author(s): L E Johns, R S Houlston

Journal: BJU Int.. 2003 Jun;91(9):789-94.

 

To identify published studies quantifying familial prostate cancer risks in relatives of prostate cancer cases and, by meta-analysis, obtain more precise estimates of familial risk according to the family history.

Last Updated: 3 Jun 2003

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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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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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