publication . Article . 2006

Differences in clinical characteristics and disease-free survival for Latino, African American, and non-Latino White men with localized prostate cancer: Data from CaPSURE™

Latini, David M; Elkin, Eric P; Cooperberg, Matthew R; Sadetsky, Natalia; Duchane, Janeen; Carroll, Peter R;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2006
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Country: Algeria
BACKGROUND. Few studies of ethnicity and prostate cancer have included Latino men in analyses of baseline clinical characteristics, treatment selection, and disease-free survival (DFS). The present study examines the impact of Latino ethnicity on these parameters in a large, multiinstitutional database of men with prostate cancer. METHODS. We compared baseline disease characteristics and clinical outcomes for Latino (N = 138), non-Latino White (NLW, N = 5619), and African-American (AA, N = 608) men with localized prostate cancer by using chi-square and ANOVA for baseline variables and survival analysis to examine differences in time to recurrence. RESULTS. Latin...
free text keywords: Humans, Prostatic Neoplasms, Neoplasm Recurrence, Local, Prostate-Specific Antigen, Neoplasm Staging, Disease-Free Survival, Treatment Outcome, Radiotherapy, Adjuvant, Prostatectomy, Retrospective Studies, Databases, Factual, Aged, Middle Aged, African Americans, European Continental Ancestry Group, Hispanic Americans, Male, ethnicity, longitudinal analysis, Oncology & Carcinogenesis, Oncology and Carcinogenesis
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