Black men less willing to be investigated for prostate cancer

2 marzo 2015

The incidence of prostate cancer among men of Afro-Caribbean origin is higher than in white men, they are more likely to be diagnosed as emergencies and their mortality rates are higher. Until now it has been unclear why these disappointing outcomes exist. To investigate the possible effects of patients’ preferences and choices, a team of researchers carried out a study in more than 500 men attending general practices.