PowerPoint Presentation - Prostate Cancer Outcomes by Race &Treatment Site

Does Utilization of CareDiffer between Blacks and Whites (Prostate Cancer)
¢More likely to receive conservative management
¢More likely to receive orchiectomy rather than expensive hormonal drug treatments

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Hoffman, R.M., et al., Racial differences in initial treatment for clinically localizedprostate cancer.
Results from the prostate cancer outcomes study. J Gen Intern Med, 2003. 18(10): p. 845-53.