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African American men respond better to treatments for advanced prostate cancer in clinical trials

Racial differences have long been evident in prostate cancer statistics. In particular, African American men are diagnosed with prostate cancer more often than white men, and they’re also nearly twice as likely to die of the disease.
But new research also shows that African American men who receive the most advanced treatments for late-stage prostate cancer can live at least as long — or even longer — than their Caucasian counterparts. Read more: https://bit.ly/2OA09t6

source: Charlie Schmidt - Harvard Health Publications