The frequency of latent prostatic carcinoma in young males: the Japanese experience.

@article{Shiraishi1994TheFO,
  title={The frequency of latent prostatic carcinoma in young males: the Japanese experience.},
  author={Tomohiro Shiraishi and Masao Watanabe and Hiroshi Matsuura and Itsuo Kusano and Ryuichi Yatani and Grant N. Stemmermann},
  journal={In vivo},
  year={1994},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={445-7}
}
Prostates obtained at autopsy from five different ethnic groups were serially step-sectioned and examined microscopically using identical techniques and diagnostic criteria. The groups consisted of African-American and white males from the United States of America, Japanese immigrants in Hawaii, and Japanese men in Japan. The prostates were collected between 1965 and 1979. The fifth group consisted of newly collected prostates from indigenous Japanese between 1982 and 1986. The frequency of… CONTINUE READING

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