PowerPoint Presentation - Prostate Cancer Outcomes by Race &Treatment Site

Aims
¢Aim 1: Compare mortality rates between African-Americansand Caucasians with newly diagnosedprostate cancer in Los Angeles Countyafter controlling for age, SES, marital status, stage, grade, insurance,and treatment modality.
¢Aim 2: Compare the mortality rates for prostate cancerbetween NCIdesignatedcomprehensive cancer centers and other treatment facilitiesin Los AngelesCounty.
¢Aim 3: Compare the mortality rates byracefor patients with prostate cancerreceiving care withinNCI cancer centers
¢Aim 4: Describe the proportion ofAfrican-Americans and Caucasians seekingtreatment for newly diagnosed prostate cancer at NCI designated cancercenters and other treatment facilities, and understand the role of  socioeconomicand insurance status in accessing care at the NCI-designatedcancer centers versus other treatment facilities
Therefore, the aims of the current study are: