PowerPoint Presentation - Prostate Cancer Outcomes by Race &Treatment Site

Oncology HealthDisparities Model
-Receipt of
 Treatment
-Benefit of
Treatment
Diagnosis
-Higher incidence
-Advanced Stage
Cancer-Specific
Mortality
Personal Health Beliefs
Health-System Factors
Lifestyle Factors/Environment
Tumor Biology/Genetics
Personal Health Beliefs
Comorbidities
Health System Factors
Quality of Treatment
Tolerance of Treatment
Post-Treatment Surveillance
Tumor Biology
Polite BN, Dignam JJ, Olopade OI, Colorectal Cancer Modelof Health Disparities: Understanding Mortality Differences in
Minority Populations.J Clin. Oncol,2006 24(14): p. 2179-2187.