Familial bladder cancer and the related genes.

  title={Familial bladder cancer and the related genes.},
  author={Kari Hemminki and Justo Lorenzo Bermejo and Jianguang Ji and Rajiv Kumar},
  journal={Current opinion in urology},
  volume={21 5},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Family history of bladder cancer is a known risk factor for bladder cancer but new data have emerged on the influence of a family history of other tumours than bladder cancer. Recent data have shown that family history influences survival of bladder cancer. Gene identification has been successful particularly on low-risk genes influencing susceptibility and prognosis. RECENT FINDINGS Familial clustering of bladder cancer has been found with cancers of the stomach, larynx… CONTINUE READING


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