PowerPoint Presentation - Prostate Cancer Outcomes by Race &Treatment Site

Background
¢Overall 5-year relative survivalrate forprostate cancer among African Americans is 98% compared to 100% among whites.
¢80% of AAÕs are diagnosed in localor regionalstages
¢So morbidity is an equallyimportant outcome of interest.
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 Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)Program. Oncologist, 2007. 12(1): p. 20-37