Prostate cancer predisposition loci and risk of metastatic disease and prostate cancer recurrence.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, Volume 17, Issue 5, p.1075-81 (2011)


2011, Center-Authored Paper, Experimental Histopathology Core Facility, Public Health Sciences Division, Shared Resources, Specimen Processing Core Facility


Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified multiple novel prostate cancer predisposition loci. Whether these common genetic variants are associated with incident metastatic prostate cancer or with recurrence after surgical treatment for clinically localized prostate cancer is uncertain.