Socioeconomic position and mortality among patients with prostate cancer: influence of mediating factors.

@article{Larsen2017SocioeconomicPA,
  title={Socioeconomic position and mortality among patients with prostate cancer: influence of mediating factors.},
  author={Signe Benzon Larsen and Klaus Brasso and J. Tind Christensen and Christoffer Johansen and Anne Tj\onneland and S\oren Friis and Peter Iversen and Susanne Oksbjerg Dalton},
  journal={Acta oncologica},
  year={2017},
  volume={56 4},
  pages={563-568}
}
INTRODUCTION Men with low socioeconomic position experience higher mortality after a prostate cancer diagnosis compared to men with a higher socioeconomic position, however, the specific mediators of this association are unclear. We therefore evaluated the influence of potential mediators on the association between socioeconomic position, and prostate cancer-specific and all-cause death in prostate cancer patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS We conducted a cohort study of prostate cancer patients… CONTINUE READING
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