Black patients are more likely to postpone prostate cancer treatment

05/29/2013 | HealthDay News

Medicare records of more than 23,000 prostate cancer patients revealed that black men waited seven days longer, on average, to start treatment following their diagnosis compared with white men. Black patients were less likely to be screened for prostate cancer and had a higher risk of being diagnosed with an advanced form of the disease than whites, researchers reported in the journal Cancer.

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