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Association of pandemic with rates of prostate cancer biopsies, diagnoses in Black vs White US veterans

JAMA Oncology

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

What The Study Did: Prostate biopsy and prostate cancer diagnosis rates decreased during the COVID-19 pandemic, with no statistically significant changes in rates by race in this study that included 51,000 men in the Veterans Affairs Health Care System.

Authors: Zachary Klaassen, M.D., M.Sc., of Augusta University in Augusta, Georgia, is the corresponding author.

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