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Mutation May Raise Prostate-cancer Risk In African Americans
September 21, 2005
Ohio State University
Researchers have identified a gene mutation that may increase the risk of prostate cancer up to three times in African-American men with a family history of the disease. The study, by scientists at 13 research centers, found that mutations in a gene known as EphB2 occurred in 15 percent of African-American men with a strong family history of prostate cancer.
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