The Special Problems of Prostate Cancer Among African Americans

Clinical and Molecular Factors
  • Isaac J. Powell
Part of the Current Clinical Urology book series (CCU)


In 2003, approx 1.3 million Americans will be diagnosed with invasive cancer. Racial/ethnic minorities are expected to account for a disproportionate number of these cancers. African Americans in particular have a 10% higher incidence rate and a 30% higher death rate from all cancers combined than Whites (1).


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