Examining Racial Disparities in Prostate Cancer Survival

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: Data for nearly 230,000 men were used in this study to examine variations in survival in prostate cancer by geographic areas in the United States.

Authors: Quoc-Dien Trinh, M.D., of Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, is the corresponding author.

 

(10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.1839)

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