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New Study Findings Help Physicians and Patients Determine Prostate Cancer Risk

Lisa Cannon Albright, Ph.D., professor of genetic epidemiology and a Huntsman Cancer Institute investigator.

A discovery by researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute shows that looking at whether a man’s uncles and great-grandparents, among other second- and third-degree relatives, had prostate cancer could be as important as looking at whether his father had prostate cancer. A more complete family history would give physicians a new tool to decide whether or not a PSA test was appropriate.

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