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Study: Black Men Face Higher Risk Of Prostate Cancer Than All Other Racial Groups

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Black men have an estimated 70 percent to 110 percent higher incidence and mortality rate for prostate cancer than White men in the United States, according to a new study led by the American Cancer Society and published December in the journal European Urology.

The new data is consistent with previous ACS studies that found racially disproportionate cancer death rates overall for Black Americans. Black men have six percent higher cancer incidences but 19 percent higher cancer mortality than White men, which highlights the lower survival rates for Black men…

Read the full BET article.

source: Nigel Roberts - BET