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OBJECTIVES It is known that African American men have a greater risk of prostate cancer than white men. We investigated whether this was true for first-generation black Caribbean and black African men in the United Kingdom. METHODS A clinical cohort study design recruiting all cases of prostate cancer diagnosed over a 5-yr period and residing in defined(More)
Black men in England have three times the age-adjusted incidence of diagnosed prostate cancer as compared with their White counterparts. This population-based retrospective cohort study is the first UK-based investigation of whether access to diagnostic services underlies the association between race and prostate cancer. Prostate cancer was ascertained(More)
INTRODUCTION Spontaneous bladder rupture is a rare and serious event with high mortality. It is not often considered in the patient presenting with peritonitis. This often leads to delays in diagnosis. There are very few case reports of true spontaneous rupture in the literature. This is the first such reported case in which bladder rupture was attributable(More)
COMMENT COMMENT DIFFERENCES IN THE EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PRESENTATION OF PROSTATE CANCER IN BLACK AND WHITE MEN IN ENGLAND: LESSONS LEARNT FROM THE PROCESS STUDY Yoav Ben-Shlomo, Simon Evans, Biral Patel, Ken Anson*, Gordon Muir † , Raj Persad ‡ , Chris Metcalfe and Frank Chinegwundoh §¶ on behalf of the PROCESS Study Group – Department of Social Medicine,(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the feasibility and advantages of self-injection of a depot dose of luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) analogue in patients with prostate cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS Twenty patients (mean age 70.9 years, range 53-85) with locally advanced or metastatic prostate cancer were recruited from urology clinics and, using a(More)
Background:In the United States, Black men have a higher risk of prostate cancer and worse survival than do White men, but it is unclear whether this is because of differences in diagnosis and management. We re-examined these differences in the United Kingdom, where health care is free and unlikely to vary by socioeconomic status.Methods:This study is a(More)
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