Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| The Genetic Origin of Hereditary Prostate Cancer|
Jeffrey R. Smith
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| January 2021 -
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Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among Veterans. Nationally, its mortality rate is 76% that of breast cancer; one in 41 men will die of it. National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines for precision prostate cancer care have incorporated tumor sequencing for men with advanced-stage prostate cancer, and germline sequencing of men with a family history of prostate cancer. Its purpose is to discern inherited as well as somatic drivers to guide precision therapy, though also potentially...
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