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Scientists launch search for genetic test to spot killer prostate cancer – The Guardian

Gene-screening, as is used to detect some breast cancer risks, could save thousands of lives

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Prostate cancerGene-screening, as is used to detect some breast cancer risks, could save thousands of lives
Scientists have begun work to create a prostate cancer screening service for the UK. In a few years, middle-aged men could be tested to reveal their genetic susceptibility to the condition, with those deemed to be under significant threat of developing it being offered treatment or surgery.
The service would tackle a disease that has become the nations most commonly diagnosed cancer and would…

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