A 46-year-old member asked:
what are the statistics regarding the prevalence of prostate cancer and breast cancer?
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Dr. Myron Arlen answered
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Associated: In the US one in 7 women at risk for breast cancer. When BRACA gene for hereditary disease not present most women will have evidence of the MMTV virus having entered the Wnt.1 gene lining mammary ducts to induce transformation. The same virus enters the prostate cells to transform them to malignancy so that men who are married to women with breast cancer have a higher incidence of prostate Ca.
Answered on Jun 27, 2018
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