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Racial Disparity in Time Between First Diagnosis and Initial Treatment of Prostate Cancer.

Authors
  • Kinlock, Ballington L1
  • Thorpe, Roland J Jr
  • Howard, Daniel L
  • Bowie, Janice V
  • Ross, Louie E
  • Fakunle, David O
  • LaVeist, Thomas A
  • 1 Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA. [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
Cancer control : journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2016
Volume
23
Issue
1
Pages
47–51
Identifiers
PMID: 27009456
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

These results suggest that the amount of time that lapses between first diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer is longer for black men compared with white men. Our findings have identified an underreported racial disparity in the disease continuum of prostate cancer.

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