Income inequality and treatment of African American men with high-risk prostate cancer.

PURPOSE Definitive treatment of high-risk prostate cancer with radical prostatectomy or radiation improves survival. We assessed whether racial disparities in the receipt of definitive therapy for prostate cancer vary by regional income. PATIENTS AND METHODS A cohort of 102,486 men (17,594 African American [AA] and 84,892 non-Hispanic white) with… CONTINUE READING