Race is not independently associated with a positive prostate biopsy in men suspected of having prostate cancer Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Early Detection of Cancer
  • Prostatic Neoplasms

abstract

  • After controlling for PSA, DRE, and age, black men were not at an increased risk of a positive prostate biopsy relative to white men. Our data do not support the need to consider race when estimating the probability that a man has prostate cancer.

publication date

  • March 1999

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/S0090-4295(98)00548-2

PubMed ID

  • 10096383

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 553

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 53

number

  • 3