Prostate Cancer Disparities Greatest in Low-Risk Disease


A new UCSF-led study investigating prostate cancer deaths by race has found that African American men have twice the chance of dying from low-risk prostate cancer than men of other racial and ethnic groups, even after adjusting for socioeconomic status. Scarlett Gomez, PhD, of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, is leading a major part of the study on social stressors and aggressive prostate cancer in African American men. Read the full story here.