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Black men not at higher risk of dying from prostate cancer, study finds

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

 

 

source: NBC News