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Researchers Propose New Approach to Identify Genetic Mutations in Men with Prostate Cancer

June 28, 2017

Scientists have had limited success at identifying specific inherited genes associated with prostate cancer. Researchers studied prostate cancer patients with multiple cancer diagnoses, many who would not be recommended for genetic tests following current guidelines, to identify genetic mutations that may influence cancer risk. ... Read more

New Study Findings Help Physicians and Patients Determine Prostate Cancer Risk

January 09, 2015

A discovery by researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute shows that looking at whether a man’s uncles and great-grandparents, among other second- and third-degree relatives, had prostate cancer could be as important as looking at whether his father had prostate cancer. A more complete family history would give physicians a new tool to decide whether or not a PSA test was appropriate.... Read more

Prostate Cancer: Facts, Stats and Prevention Tips

September 23, 2014

Did you know that one out of five men in the U.S. will be diagnosed with prostate cancer? That's the bad news. But we have some good news for you.... Read more

An Unexpected Link Between Parkinson's Disease and Prostate Cancer

September 06, 2012

Utah researchers have found compelling evidence that Parkinson's disease is associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer and melanoma, and that this increased cancer risk also extends to close and distant relatives of individuals with Parkinson's disease. ... Read more