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  1. Black versus white racial differences in clinical stage at diagnosis and treatment of prostatic cancer in Connecticut.

    Article - En anglais

    Background

    There are few published data on stage-specific prostate cancer incidence rates in United States black patients versus white patients, and there are no data comparing treatment received by black versus white patients with prostate cancer.

    Methods

    Using data from a population-based cancer registry, the proportion of prostate cancers diagnosed in Connecticut from 1985-1988 at each clinical stage was examined for blacks and whites, along with stage-specific incidence rates.

    First course of treatment was also examined by clinical stage.

    Results

    The proportion of cases diagnosed at the metastatic stage was higher for black patients (35.4%) than for white patients (22.1%), and age-specific incidence rates for metastatic cancer were 1.5-3.3 times higher for black patients.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Négroïde, Race, Homme, Prostate, Incidence, Prostate pathologie, Appareil urinaire pathologie, Appareil génital mâle pathologie, Caucasoïde, Etude comparative, Connecticut, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Voie abord, Prostatectomie, Résection chirurgicale, Chirurgie, Traitement, Epidémiologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Negroid, Race, Human, Prostate, Incidence, Prostatic disease, Urinary system disease, Male genital diseases, Caucasoid, Comparative study, Connecticut, United States, North America, America, Surgical approach, Prostatectomy, Surgical resection, Surgery, Treatment, Epidemiology

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0619007

    Code Inist : 002B14D02. Création : 199406.