Diabetes mellitus, race, and the odds of high-grade prostate cancer in men diagnosed with prostate cancer in the United States.

@article{Mitin2011DiabetesMR,
  title={Diabetes mellitus, race, and the odds of high-grade prostate cancer in men diagnosed with prostate cancer in the United States.},
  author={Timur E Mitin and Ming-hui Chen and Brian Joseph Moran and Daniel E. Dosoretz and Michael J. Katin and Michelle H. Braccioforte and Stephen Salenius and Anthony V. D'Amico},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={29 7_suppl},
  pages={180}
}
180 Background: African American (AA) men present more frequently with high-grade prostate cancer (PCa) and are also more likely to have diabetes mellitus (DM). We evaluated whether there is an independent association between DM and the risk of high-grade PCa in men diagnosed with PCa, adjusting for the known predictors of high-grade PCa including AA race. METHODS Between 1991 and 2009 15,377 men newly diagnosed with PCa and treated at 1 of 26 centers, were analyzed in 2 cohorts… CONTINUE READING
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