Effect of socioeconomic factors on long-term mortality in men with clinically localized prostate cancer.

@article{Tewari2009EffectOS,
  title={Effect of socioeconomic factors on long-term mortality in men with clinically localized prostate cancer.},
  author={Ashutosh Tewari and Heather T Gold and Raymond Y. Demers and Christine Cole Johnson and Rajiv Yadav and Edward H. Wagner and Marianne Ulcickas Yood and Terri S Field and George W. Divine and Mani Menon},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2009},
  volume={73 3},
  pages={624-30}
}
OBJECTIVES To examine the effect of socioeconomic factors on survival in black and white patients with local or regional prostate cancer. METHODS All cases (n = 2046) of clinically localized prostate cancer diagnosed from 1990 to 2000 at the Henry Ford Health System and the Henry Ford Medical Group, equal access health centers, were included. Data on the stage, grade, age at diagnosis, socioeconomic status, treatment given, comorbidities, and vital statistics were gathered from the Henry Ford… CONTINUE READING
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