Improving knowledge of the prostate cancer screening dilemma among African American men: an academic-community partnership in Washington, DC.

@article{Taylor2001ImprovingKO,
  title={Improving knowledge of the prostate cancer screening dilemma among African American men: an academic-community partnership in Washington, DC.},
  author={Kathryn L. Taylor and Ralph O Turner and Jackson L Davis and Lenora Johnson and Michael David Schwartz and Jon F. Kerner and Chikarlo R Leak},
  journal={Public health reports},
  year={2001},
  volume={116 6},
  pages={590-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Studies have shown that African American men are at greater risk than other men for prostate cancer in terms of both incidence and mortality. At the same time, the utility of screening asymptomatic men for prostate cancer remains controversial. The combination of high incidence and high mortality with the uncertain benefits of screening poses a difficult problem for African American men. This study was part of an ongoing project that sought to develop and evaluate health education… CONTINUE READING