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Prostate cancer DNA test identifies men with six-fold increased risk

20:00 EDT 10 Jun 2018 | AAAS

(Institute of Cancer Research) A major new study of more than 140,000 men has identified 63 new genetic variations in the DNA code that increase the risk of prostate cancer.Researchers devised a new test combining these single letter genetic variants with more than 100 others previously linked to prostate cancer, to predict which men were most at risk of developing the disease during their lifetime.

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