For African American men, the risk of dying from prostate cancer is the same as that of white men when access to care and treatment are equal, a new study finds.
This casts doubt on the widely held belief that, when it comes to African American prostate health, genetic factors play a larger role than health disparities.
The results of the study were published Thursday in the journal JAMA Oncology.
Here is the full NBC report by Shamard Charles, M.D. : https://www.nbcnews.com/health/mens-health/black-men-not-higher-risk-dying-prostate-cancer-study-finds-n1009271