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When it comes to prostate cancer, there are well-established racial disparities. There are differences in several measures, including screening, diagnosis, surveillance, and treatment, according to extensive studies. Significant clinical outcomes discrepancies for patients with prostate cancer are caused by these differences. Black men have a double the chance of dying from prostate cancer than do white men.Researchers have identified many factors leading to the difference in prostate cancer-related mortality rates between Black and White men. When treated appropriately, localized prostate cancer has high survival rates. However, studies suggest Black men remain far less likely to receive radical prostatectomy, the surgical removal of the entire prostate and surrounding tissue. Further, among those undergoing surgery, Black men have a longer time between diagnosis and treatment than White men.

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