Radical prostatectomy and quality of life among African Americans.

  title={Radical prostatectomy and quality of life among African Americans.},
  author={Flora A. M. Ukoli and Barlow S Lynch and Lucile L Adams-Campbell},
  journal={Ethnicity & disease},
  volume={16 4},
Prostate-specific antigen screening has led to an increase in the number of men who present with localized prostate cancer. Patients must engage in decision-making regarding treatment, which is influenced by several factors including patient age at diagnosis, tumor stage, and co-morbidities. Among those patients who decide to undergo potentially curative treatment, quality of life is extremely important. However, quality of life among men with prostate cancer has not been studied extensively… CONTINUE READING