Trends in PSA, age and prostate cancer detection among black and white men from 1990-2006 at a tertiary care center.

@article{Potts2010TrendsIP,
  title={Trends in PSA, age and prostate cancer detection among black and white men from 1990-2006 at a tertiary care center.},
  author={Jeannette M. Potts and Megan Lutz and Esteban Walker and C. Trevor Modlin and Eric S. Klein},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2010},
  volume={116 16},
  pages={
          3910-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND Prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed malignancy in men in the United States, with even higher prevalence and death rates among black men. The authors sought to compare trends in prostate-specific antigen (PSA), age, and prostate-cancer detection among black and white men in our region during a 16-year period. METHODS This was a retrospective study of patient archives between 1990 through 2006. Data collection was accomplished by examining patients' charts and electronic… CONTINUE READING
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