PowerPoint Presentation - Prostate Cancer Outcomes by Race &Treatment Site

Variables
¢Outcomes
lOverall mortality
lProstate cancer-specific mortality
lTime to event (in years from the date of diagnosis to date of death or lastknown date)
¢Main Exposure
lRace: White vs. African-American
lNCI designated Cancer Center vs. other non-NCI designated treatmentfacilities
The main outcomes for this study are overall mortality and prostate specific mortality.  The time to event was calculated in years from the time of diagnosis to the date of death, the last date with known information, or cutoff date 12.31.2006.
The main exposure variables are race which is White and African-American, NCI-designation status of the treatment facility.