ICARE Social Media Post April 2023

Prostate Cancer in Black Men: New Genetic Variants to Explain Higher Risks

Researchers identified 9 new genetic variants that may increase the risk of developing prostate cancer.

  • 7 of the 9 variants are primarily or exclusively seen in Black patients
  • These variants are useful to predict risk of AGGRESSIVE prostate cancer

This study highlights the importance of studying diverse populations. Read the full article at this link: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0302283823025617

Chen et al. Eur Urol. 2023;S0302-2838(23)02561-7. PMID: 36872133.

Permanent link to this article: https://inheritedcancer.net/post42223/