Recommendations for genetic counseling and genetic testing for hereditary prostate cancer

An international panel of experts has created a roadmap to help identify which men and their families may benefit from genetic evaluation for inherited prostate cancer (PHILADELPHIA) -- To date, there have been few recommendations to guide physicians about when to offer men genetic consultation for prostate cancer risk. Now, an international and inter-specialty panel of experts convened at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (SKCC) at Thomas Jefferson University have developed a comprehensive set of recommendations. This consensus statement, published December 13th in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, will help physicians and stakeholders make sense of a rapidly evolving field...

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