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Genes linked to aggressive prostate cancer

https://www.facingourrisk.org/XRAY/genes-linked-to-aggressive-prostate-cancer
Full article: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaoncology/article-abstract/2809874

Previous research has linked some inherited mutations to prostate cancer risk. This study found a link to additional genes that should be added to prostate cancer gene panel tests. The study also looked at which genes were most closely linked to aggressive prostate cancer that is more likely to spread. (Posted 2/1/24)

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