Sexual orientation and testing for prostate and colorectal cancers among men in California.

@article{Heslin2008SexualOA,
  title={Sexual orientation and testing for prostate and colorectal cancers among men in California.},
  author={Kevin C Heslin and John L. Gore and William Davies King and Sarah A. Fox},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={2008},
  volume={46 12},
  pages={
          1240-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Previous quantitative studies have not compared the use of prostate and colorectal cancer (CRC) testing between gay/bisexual and heterosexual men. METHODS We analyzed cross-sectional data on 19,410 men in the California Health Interview Survey. The percentage of respondents age 50 and over who received prostate and CRC tests was calculated across subgroups defined by self-reported sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, and a combined variable on sexual orientation and race/ethnicity… CONTINUE READING
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