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How can family history affect your risk for prostate cancer?

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Having a father or brother with the disease more than doubles your chances of prostate cancer. Having a brother with prostate cancer seems to raise them more than having a father with it. And they're higher if several family members are affected.

From: Prostate Cancer Risk Factors WebMD Medical Reference

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American Cancer Society.
 

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on June 26, 2019

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American Cancer Society.
 

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on June 26, 2019

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