Trends in disparate treatment of African American men with localized prostate cancer across National Comprehensive Cancer Network risk groups.

@article{Mahal2014TrendsID,
  title={Trends in disparate treatment of African American men with localized prostate cancer across National Comprehensive Cancer Network risk groups.},
  author={Brandon A Mahal and Ayal Aaron Aizer and David R. Ziehr and Andrew S Hyatt and Jesse D Sammon and Marianne Schmid and Toni K Choueiri and Jim C. Hu and Christopher J. Sweeney and Clair J. Beard and Anthony V. D'Amico and Neil E. Martin and Simon P Kim and Quoc-Dien Trinh and Paul Linh Nguyen},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2014},
  volume={84 2},
  pages={386-92}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether African Americans (AAs) with intermediate- to high-risk prostate cancer (PCa) receive similar treatment as white patients and whether any observed disparities are narrowing with time. METHODS We used Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results to identify 128,189 men with localized intermediate- to high-risk PCa (prostate-specific antigen ≥10 ng/mL, Gleason score ≥7, or T stage ≥T2b) diagnosed from 2004 to 2010. We used multivariate logistic regression analyses… CONTINUE READING
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