PowerPoint Presentation - Prostate Cancer Outcomes by Race &Treatment Site

¢Hypothesis 1:African-Americans with newly diagnosed prostate cancerhave a higher incidence of mortality and morbiditycompared to Caucasians after controlling for age, stage,grade and treatment modality

¢Hypothesis 2:Patients with newly diagnosed prostate cancer, receivingcare at NCI designated Cancer Centers have a lowerincidence of mortality and morbidity, irrespective of raceand ethnicity, when compared with those treatedat non-NCI cancer centers.

¢Hypothesis 3:African-Americans and Caucasians receiving care atNCI-designated cancer centers have comparable mortality andmorbidity.

¢Hypothesis 4:Proportionately fewer African-Americans utilize NCI cancer centerswhen compared to Caucasians.