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Racial, ethnic disparities in prostate cancer outcomes in VA health care system

JAMA Network Open

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

What The Study Did: This analysis including 7.8 million patients found significant disparities in the incidence of localized and metastatic prostate cancer between African American and white veterans treated in the Veterans Affairs health care system.

Authors: Kosj Yamoah, M.D., Ph.D., of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer & Research Institute in Tampa, Florida, and Isla P. Garraway, M.D., Ph.D., of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in Los Angeles, are the corresponding authors.

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