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Gene clue to better prostate cancer treatment

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Gene clue to better prostate cancer treatment

Gene clue to better prostate cancer treatment
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British scientists believe they have identified why some prostate cancer cells are more aggressive than others.

It is the most common male cancer, claiming the lives of more than a quarter of a million men a year.

Researchers near London have found three genetic abnormalities which when combined have a dramatic impact on a patient’s survival prospects.

They believe testing for them could help doctors with the early targeting of specific tumours for more robust treatment.

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