Familial prostate cancer in Japan.

  title={Familial prostate cancer in Japan.},
  author={Nobuaki Ohtake and Motoaki Hatori and Hidetoshi Yamanaka and Seiji Nakata and Masayuki Sada and Takashi Tsuji},
  journal={International journal of urology : official journal of the Japanese Urological Association},
  volume={5 2},
BACKGROUND Familial prostate cancer has been studied in Europe and the United States. This study was conducted to clarify the clinical features and incidence of the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) in familial prostate cancer in patients seen at hospitals in Japan. METHODS The age at diagnosis, clinical stage, histologic differentiation, prognosis, cause of death and family history were compiled from 43 patients from 20 families with familial prostate cancer (group F) and compared in patients… CONTINUE READING

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