• Healthy lifestyle may help prevent lethal prostate cancer among men with high genetic risk

    26 days ago - By Healio

    Men with a high genetic risk for prostate cancer had a lower likelihood of developing lethal disease if they adhered to a healthy lifestyle, according to data presented at the virtual American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting.
    “We recently validated a 269 genetic-variant polygenic risk score for prostate cancer and found that among men in the highest polygenic risk score group, over 50% had been diagnosed with prostate cancer by age 85 ,” Anna Plym, PhD, postdoctoral research fellow at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health,
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