Published in Cancer Weekly, September 28th, 1998
William Satariano, University of California-Berkeley, said a review of almost 600 deceased prostate cancer patients found that blacks were 68 percent more likely to die from the disease than whites.
Satariano said that about half of the patients studied were killed directly by their prostate cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death among U.S. men. The others died from other causes such as heart disease or other cancers, he said.
But while black men were...
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