Changing face and different countenances of prostate cancer: racial and geographic differences in prostate-specific antigen (PSA), stage, and grade trends in the PSA era.

@article{Jani2001ChangingFA,
  title={Changing face and different countenances of prostate cancer: racial and geographic differences in prostate-specific antigen (PSA), stage, and grade trends in the PSA era.},
  author={Ashesh B. Jani and Florin Vaida and Gerald A. Hanks and Sucha O. Asbell and Oliver A Sartor and Judd W. Moul and Madeleine Roach and David G. Brachman and U. P. Kalokhe and Renate Muller-Runkel and Paul Ray and Lauro Ignacio and Azhar Awan and Ralph R. Weichselbaum and Srinivasan Vijayakumar},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2001},
  volume={96 6},
  pages={
          363-71
        }
}
The purpose of this investigation was to examine changes in pretreatment prostate-specific antigen (PSA), stage, and grade over the past decade as a function of race and geographic region. A multiinstitutional database representing 6,790 patients (1,417 African-American, 5,373 white) diagnosed with nonmetastatic prostate cancer between 1988 and 1997 was constructed. PSA, stage, and grade data were tabulated by calendar year and region, and time trend analyses based on race and region were… CONTINUE READING
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