Association of African-American ethnic background with survival in men with metastatic prostate cancer.

@article{Thompson2001AssociationOA,
  title={Association of African-American ethnic background with survival in men with metastatic prostate cancer.},
  author={Ian M. Thompson and Catherine M. Tangen and Anthony William Tolcher and Elsa Crawford and Mario A. Eisenberger and Carol Moinpour},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={2001},
  volume={93 3},
  pages={219-25}
}
BACKGROUND African-American men have earlier onset of prostate cancer, higher prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels, more advanced stage at diagnosis, and higher mortality than white men. It is not known whether the poorer survival of African-American men with prostate cancer reflects their later stage at diagnosis or differences in the basic biology of their disease. To evaluate this question, we examined outcomes of African-American and white men with metastatic prostate cancer in the… CONTINUE READING

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