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Clinical presentation of prostate cancer in black South Africans.

Authors
  • 1
  • 1 J. Craig Venter Institute, La Jolla, California.
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Prostate
1097-0045
Publisher
Wiley Blackwell (John Wiley & Sons)
Publication Date
Volume
74
Issue
8
Pages
880–891
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1002/pros.22806
PMID: 24723425
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Black South African men present with higher PSA levels and histopathological tumor grade compared with Black Americans, which is further escalated in men from rural localities. Our data suggests that lack of PSA testing may be contributing to an aggressive PCa disease phenotype within South African men.

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