Family history and genetics. Prostate cancer is often referred to as a family disease. Is it and what does this actually mean?   Malecare’s Advanced Prostate Cancer Program Director, Joel Nowak, interviews Dr. Lorelei A. Mucci. Dr. Mucci is an epidemiologist specializing in prostate cancer. She works at the Harvard University School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts. click on read more, below, to listen: