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Genetic mutation tied to inherited prostate cancer
USA Today

Scientists say they’ve identified the first genetic mutation with a major effect on the risk of prostate cancer that runs in families and strikes men early, by age 55. The mutation accounts for only about 1 percent of all prostate cancers. But studying it might help scientists understand the disease in general and find better treatments. More than 240,000 men are expected to be diagnosed with prostate cancer in the United States this year.

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