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Geriatrics 2016, 1(4), 27; doi:10.3390/geriatrics1040027

Prostate Cancer: Is It a Battle Lost to Age?

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Discipline of Nutrition and Dietetics, FM & HS, University of Auckland, Auckland 1023, New Zealand
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Auckland Cancer Society Research Centre, Auckland 1023, New Zealand
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Department of Molecular Medicine and Pathology, FM & HS, University of Auckland, Auckland 1023, New Zealand
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Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF14 4XN, UK
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Academic Editor: Ralf Lobmann
Received: 11 August 2016 / Revised: 10 October 2016 / Accepted: 31 October 2016 / Published: 3 November 2016
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Abstract

Age is often considered an important non-modifiable risk factor for a number of diseases, including prostate cancer. Some prominent risk factors of prostate cancer include familial history, ethnicity and age. In this review, various genetic and physiological characteristics affected due to advancing age will be analysed and correlated with their direct effect on prostate cancer. View Full-Text
Keywords: prostate cancer; aging; single nucleotide polymorphism; epigenetics; miRNA; CRISPR/Cas9 prostate cancer; aging; single nucleotide polymorphism; epigenetics; miRNA; CRISPR/Cas9
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Vaidyanathan, V.; Karunasinghe, N.; Jabed, A.; Pallati, R.; Kao, C.H.-J.; Wang, A.; Marlow, G.; Ferguson, L.R. Prostate Cancer: Is It a Battle Lost to Age? Geriatrics 2016, 1, 27.

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