Pathological and Biochemical Outcomes among African-American and Caucasian Men with Low Risk Prostate Cancer in the SEARCH Database: Implications for Active Surveillance Candidacy

Research paper by Michael S. Leapman, Stephen J. Freedland, William J. Aronson, Christopher J. Kane, Martha K. Terris, Kelly Walker, Christopher L. Amling, Peter R. Carroll, Matthew R. Cooperberg

Indexed on: 07 Oct '16Published on: 25 Jun '16Published in: The Journal of Urology®


Racial disparities in the incidence and risk profile of prostate cancer at diagnosis among African-American men are well reported. However, it remains unclear whether African-American race is independently associated with adverse outcomes in men with clinical low risk disease.

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