The risk of malignant tumours in first-degree relatives of men with early onset prostate cancer: a population-based cohort study.

@article{Bratt1997TheRO,
  title={The risk of malignant tumours in first-degree relatives of men with early onset prostate cancer: a population-based cohort study.},
  author={Ola Bratt and Ulf Kristoffersson and Rolf Lundgren and H{\aa}kan Olsson},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  year={1997},
  volume={33 13},
  pages={2237-40}
}
Previous studies have indicated that hereditary prostate cancer is common among men with early onset prostate cancer. The aim of this study was to investigate the incidence of malignant tumours in first-degree relatives of men with early onset prostate cancer. All prostate cancer cases diagnosed before the age of 51 years from 1958 to 1994 were identified in the population-based Swedish Cancer Register. The first-degree relatives of clinical cases were identified through parish data. Their… CONTINUE READING