2 doctors weighed in:

If a woman has no prostate. Can her male children inherit gene from her that increases prostate cancer?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Charles Glassman
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Prostate CA Genes

That's a very good question.
The answer is likely yes because gene mutations are probably cause cancer and these mutations are not necessarily organ specific, like the brca gene mutation, which also is associated with a higher risk of prostate cancer.

In brief: Prostate CA Genes

That's a very good question.
The answer is likely yes because gene mutations are probably cause cancer and these mutations are not necessarily organ specific, like the brca gene mutation, which also is associated with a higher risk of prostate cancer.
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Shontae Buffington
Board Certified, Pediatrics
16 years in practice
884K people helped
Continue
100,000 doctors available