ASHG: At 58%, the heritability of prostate cancer is highest of any malignancy

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According to data from the Nordic Twin Registry of Cancer (NorTwinCan) presented at ASHG, held in October in Boston, the heritability of prostate cancer is 58%, the highest of any malignancy.

NorTwinCan includes 133,689 monozygotic (MZ) and dizygotic (DZ) twin pairs (N=267,378) from nationwide reg...