Racial and ethnic differences in advanced-stage prostate cancer: the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study.

@article{Hoffman2001RacialAE,
  title={Racial and ethnic differences in advanced-stage prostate cancer: the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study.},
  author={Richard M Hoffman and Frank D Gilliland and J. William Eley and Linda C. Harlan and Robert A. Stephenson and Janet L. Stanford and Peter C Albertson and Ann Hamilton and William Craig Hunt and Arnold L. Potosky},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={2001},
  volume={93 5},
  pages={
          388-95
        }
}
BACKGROUND African-Americans have twice the risk of non-Hispanic whites for presenting with advanced-stage prostate cancer. To investigate the reasons for this difference, we evaluated the association between race/ethnicity and advanced-stage prostate cancer, adjusting for demographic, socioeconomic, clinical, and pathologic factors. METHODS A population-based cohort of 3173 men diagnosed with prostate cancer between October 1, 1994, and October 31, 1995, was analyzed. Medical record… CONTINUE READING

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