Relation between literacy, race, and stage of presentation among low-income patients with prostate cancer.

@article{Bennett1998RelationBL,
  title={Relation between literacy, race, and stage of presentation among low-income patients with prostate cancer.},
  author={Charles L Bennett and M. Rosario Ferreira and Terry C. Davis and Jeffery Kaplan and Miriam Weinberger and Timothy C Kuzel and M A Seday and Oliver A Sartor},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={1998},
  volume={16 9},
  pages={3101-4}
}
PURPOSE Diagnosis of advanced prostate cancer is a major health problem, especially among low-income men. Opportunities vary for early detection of prostate cancer for low-income black and white men because of financial, cultural, and social factors. In this study, we evaluated the association of poor literacy skills with higher rates of presentation of advanced stages of prostate cancer among low-income black and white men who received care in equal-access medical systems. PATIENTS AND… CONTINUE READING

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