Role of family history and ethnicity on the mode and age of prostate cancer presentation.

@article{Cotter2002RoleOF,
  title={Role of family history and ethnicity on the mode and age of prostate cancer presentation.},
  author={Michael P Cotter and Robert W. Gern and Gloria Y. F. Ho and Richard Y. Chang and Robert D Burk},
  journal={The Prostate},
  year={2002},
  volume={50 4},
  pages={216-21}
}
BACKGROUND This study was conducted to investigate the role of family history of prostate cancer and ethnic variation on age at diagnosis and the mode of prostate cancer presentation among a multiracial cohort of men in the Bronx and on Long Island. METHODS A retrospective hospital-based study of 953 men (62% white, 24% African-American, 9% Hispanic, and 5% other ethnicities) with biopsy-confirmed prostate cancer diagnosed between 1991 and 1996. Data were collected between 1996 and 1998 using… CONTINUE READING

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