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Familial prostate cancer


Other Names for this Disease

  • Hereditary prostate cancer
  • Prostate cancer, familial
  • Prostate cancer, hereditary
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Overview

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Basic Information

  • You can obtain information on this topic from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC is recognized as the lead federal agency for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States.
  • The National Cancer Institute provides the most current information on cancer for patients, health professionals, and the general public.  Click on the link to view information on this topic. 
  • The National Human Genome Research Institute's (NHGRI) mission encompasses a broad range of studies aimed at understanding the structure and function of the human genome and its role in health and disease. Click on the link to view the information page on this topic.

In Depth Information

  • Medscape Reference provides information on this topic. Click on the link to view this information. You may need to register to view the medical textbook, but registration is free.
  • Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) is a catalog of human genes and genetic disorders. Each entry has a summary of related medical articles. It is meant for health care professionals and researchers. OMIM is maintained by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. 
  • PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Familial prostate cancer. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.
Other Names for this Disease
  • Hereditary prostate cancer
  • Prostate cancer, familial
  • Prostate cancer, hereditary
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.